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Definition of the noun american widgeon

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noun

  1. a widgeon the male of which has a white crown

Alternative definition of the noun american widgeon

noun

  1. A species of duck, Anas americana.

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

Blue-winged Teal, Wood- duck, Shoveler, Canada Goose, Mallard, Canvasback, Whistling Swan, Redhead or Pochard, Brent-goose, Snow-goose, Dusky Duck, American Widgeon.

Google previewNorthern Paiute–Bannock Dictionary (2012)

by Sven Liljeblad, Catherine S Fowler, Glenda Powell

imuduyu (American widgeon); izikudaa ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Americana : a popular dictionary of arts, sciences, literature, history, politics, and biography, brought down to the present time (1836)

The American widgeon (anas Americana) is a species of duck, common, in winter , along our whole coast from Florida to Rhode Island, but most abundant in Carolina, where it frequents the rice plantations, and is much complained of by the ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of American Regionalisms (2000)

by Robert Hendrickson

bald face The white-crowned American widgeon (Mareca americana), a freshwater duck hunted in the South from early times. “Went a ducking between breakfast and dinner & killed 2 mallards ...

Google previewAmerican Revisions and Additions to the Encyclopaedia Britannica (1891)

by William Harrison De Puy

BALDPATE (American widgeon, the Mareca Americana), a duck ✓ -» found in Mexico, United States, Canada, South America, and sometimes in Europe. It has a white crown and its plumage is marked with red, brown, chestnut and white.

Google previewNew International Encyclopedia (1916)

The American widgeon or baldpate (Mareca amerieana) is much like the European, but the upper parts are finely waved transversely with black and reddish brown; the under parts are mostly white; the top of the head is almost white; the wing ...

Google previewCassell's dictionary of cookery (1883)

The American widgeon forms also an esteemed food. It breeds chiefly in tho northern parts oi ...

Google previewThe junior encyclopedia britannica (1897)

a reference library of general knowledge by L. Brent Vaughan

The American widgeon is the Mareca americana. It is most abundant in Carolina, and is often called baldpate, from the white on the top of the head. Widnes, a thriving manufacturing town of England, county of Lancaster, on the Mersey ( there ...

Google previewThe New American Encyclopaedia (1872)

A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge

The American widgeon or bald pate (M. Anxri- eana, Steph.) is about 22 inches long and 35 in alar extent ; the tail has 14 feathers, and the bill is blue, black at the base and tip ; upper parts finely waved transversely with black and gray or ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Americana (1905)

A universal reference library comprising the arts and sciences ... commerce, etc., of the world by George Edwin Rines, Frederick Converse Beach

The American widgeon or bald- pate (M. amcricana) is about 20 inches long and 35 in alar extent ; the bill is blue, black at the base and tip ; upper parts finely waved transversely with dark lines ; lower parts mostly white ; top of head nearly ...

Google previewChambers's encyclopaedia (1900)

a dictionary of universal knowledge

The American Widgeon (M. ameri- carta ), a slightly larger species than the foregoing, is abundant throughout the colder parts of North America. Its flesh, like that of the common widgeon, is highly esteemed for food. Widlies, a borough of ...

Google previewChambers's Encyclopaedia: Swastika to Zyrianovsk and index (1896)

The American Widgeon (M. ameri- eana), a slightly larger species than the foregoing, is abundant throughout the colder parts of North America. Its flesh, like that of the common widgeon, is highly esteemed for food. Widnes, a borough of ...

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