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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

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noun

  1. A species of duck, Anas americana.

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Google previewDictionary of Upriver Halkomelem (2009)

by Brent Douglas Galloway

American widgeon or baldpate, probably also the European widgeon, (pintail duck [BJJ):: sése, sése. widow become a widow, become a widower:: ...

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 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 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 previewNorthern Paiute–Bannock Dictionary (2012)

by Sven Liljeblad, Catherine S Fowler, Glenda Powell

imuduyu (American widgeon); izikudaa ...

Google previewChambers's encyclopaedia (1905)

a dictionary of universal knowledge by David Patrick, William Geddie

The American Widgeon ( M. ameri- cana), 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. WhIiu's, a borough of ...

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 Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1906)

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

The American widgeon, Mareca americana: said to be so called from some fancied resemblance of its note to the puffing sound of a person smoking. See cut under widgeon. R. Kennicott.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Americana (1904)

by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines

The American widgeon or bald- pate (M. americana) 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 previewThe New American Cyclopaedia: a Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge (1863)

by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana

The American widgeon or bald pate (M. Americana, 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 previewCassell's dictionary of cookery (1883)

by Cassell, ltd

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

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 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 previewTHE AMERICAN DICTIONARY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE (1899)

by PROFESSOR DANIEL LYONS

The American widgeon is the Mareca americana. It is most abundant in the Carolinas, and is often called bald-pate from the white on the top of the head : from the widgeon being supposed to be a foolish bird, the word was applied formerly to ...

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