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American merganser

Definition of the noun american merganser

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noun

  1. common North American diving duck considered a variety of the European goosander

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Google previewEncyclopedia of North Carolina (1999)

by Nancy Capace

Baldpate, Green-winged Teal, Blue-winged Teal, Shoveler, Pintail, Wood Duck , Can- vasback, Old Squaw, Hooded Merganser, Red-breasted Merganser, and the American Merganser. Upland Game Birds. Quail occurs throughout the State, ...

Google previewNelson's Encyclopaedia (1907)

Everybody's Book of Reference ...

The American merganser (M. Americanus) has no crest or brown band of streaks on the breast; it breeds commonly in Canada. The hooded merganser (M. cucullatus) is smaller, and has a large black and white crest and reddish sides.

Google previewThe Complete Outdoors Encyclopedia (1998)

by Vin T. Sparano

SIZE: Relatively large for a duck, the American merganser measures 21 to 27 inches in length. FLIGHT SPEED: Mergansers have been clocked at speeds as fast as I00 miles an hour. FOOD: A major section of the diet consists of fish, but tiny ...

Google previewNelson's Perpetual Loose-leaf Encyclopaedia (1909)

An International Work of Reference by John Huston Finley

The American merganser (M. Americanus) has no crest or brown band of streaks on the breast; it breeds commonly in Canada. Theb merganser (M. cucullalus) is smaller, and has a large black and white crest and reddish sides. See Sum.

Google previewLaird & Lee's Webster's New Standard Dictionary of the English Language (1920)

by Noah Webster

American merganser. shelf ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

The American merganser or sheldrake, Mergus americanus. [Connecticut.] velvet -bur (vel'vet-bër), n. See Priva. velvet-cloth (vel'vet-klóth), n., Aplain smooth cloth with a #" used in embroidery. Dict. of Needlework. velvet-ear (vel'vet-ér), n.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)

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Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1903)

The American merganser or sheldrake, Mergus americanus. [Connecticut.] velvet -bur (vel'vet-bèr), n. See Priva. velvet-cloth (vel'vet-klöth), n., A plain smooth cloth with a #". used in embroidery. Dict. of Needlework. velvet-ear (vel'vet-ér), n.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1906)

A Work of Universal Reference in All Departments of Knowledge with a New Atlas of the World

The American merganser or sheldrake, Mergus americanus. [Connecticut.] velvet -bur (vel'vet-bër), n. See Priva. velvet-cloth (vel'vet-klöth), n. A plain smooth cloth with a #". used in embroidery. Dict. of Needlework. velvet-ear (vel'vet-ér), n.

Google previewA Standard Dictionary of the English Language (1897)

by Isaac Kaufman Funk, Francis Andrew March

The American merganser (JI. unwricanus) is similar with a black bar across the white of the wing-coverts. M. uerraloris . the red-breasted mcrganser; Lophodytes cucullatus is the hooded mcrgauser. [< L. nwrgus (see Msnous) + aneer, goo_se.] ...

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