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Definition of the noun aix galericulata

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noun

  1. showy crested Asiatic duck; often domesticated
    • lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
    • synonym of Aix galericulata: mandarin duck
    • more generic word: duck = small wild or domesticated web-footed broad-billed swimming bird usually having a depressed body and short legs
    • member of: Aix / genus Aix = wood duck and mandarin duck

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Google previewSaunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary (2011)

by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood

mandarin duck see Aix galericulata. Called also Dendronessa galericulata. mandatory required by law. m. continuing education participation ina continuingeducation programis a prerequisite for continued ...

Google previewCollier's New Encyclopedia (1921)

A Loose-leaf and Self-revising Reference Work ... with 515 Illustrations and Ninety-six Maps

Aix galericulata the Mandarin duck, is sometimes called the Chinese teal. TEASEL, in botany, the genus Dipsacus. About 150 species are known, natives of the temperate parts of the Old World and of America. This order consists of ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine in Non-Westen Cultures (1997)

by Helaine Selin

The standing bird shapes of six of the bird style groups are in the form of a stylized Chinese mandarin drake (aix galericulata) having a knobbed crest and known as a hintha (Pali). The model for the squatting/brooding, gallinaceous style group ...

Google previewThe World-wide Encyclopedia and Gazetteer (1899)

by William Harrison De Puy

(Aix galericulata, Jap.), found on small streams in country districts. The Japanese fisheries are marvelously productive, and afford occupation to the inhabitants of the countless villages along the coasts. Herrings are caught off the island of ...

Google previewThe popular encyclopedia; or, 'Conversations Lexicon': [ed. by A. Whitelaw from the Encyclopedia Americana]. (1877)

by Popular encyclopedia

The Chinese Teal or Mandarin Duck (Aix galericulata) has the bill shorter than the head, the horny tip being very large, and the edges straight. The toes possess a large web; and the second quill is the longest in the wings. These latter ducks ...

Google previewNew International Encyclopedia (1915)

The mandarin duck (Aix galericulata) is one of the most exquisitely colored of birds. It is a comparatively small species, about the size of a teal, and is very closely related to the common wood duck {Ais sponsa ) of the United States. A native of ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

The Chinese mandarin-duck, Aix galericulata. (b) The harlequin. [Hudson's bay.]–Penguin-duck, a variety of the domestic duck: so called from its erect attitude.–Pheasant-duck. (a) The pintail, Dafila acuta. Also called sea-pheasant and ...

Google previewThe New standard encyclopedia (1907)

by William A. Colledge, Nathan Haskell Dole, George Jotham Hagar

Aix galericulata, the Mandarin duck, is sometimes called the Chinese teal. COMMON TEAL: MALE AND FEMALE. Tears, usually pure water, with saline traces; but in cases of poisoning may show the poison, and in diabetes become ...

Google previewCentury Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1897)

Including Atlas of the World and Cyclopedia of Names

The Chinese mandarin-duck, Aix galericulata. (b) The harlequin. [Hudson's bay.]–Penguin-duck, a variety of the domestic duck: so called from its erect attitude.–Pheasant-duck. (a) The pintail, Dafila acuta. Also called sea-pheasant and ...

Google previewConcise English Dictionary (2007)

by Wordsworth Editions, Limited

mandarin collar a high, narrow, stand-up collar the front ends of which do not quite meet: mandarin duck a crested Asiatic duck (Aix galericulata). [Port, mandarim — Malay (from Hind.) mantrt, counsellor — Sans, mantra, counsel.] mandate ...

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