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Definition of the noun baldpate
What does baldpate mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: baldpates
- a person whose head is bald or shaved
- a widgeon the male of which has a white crown
- lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
- scientific names: Mareca americana / species Mareca americana / Anas americana
- synonym of baldpate: American widgeon
- more generic terms: Anas penelope / widgeon / wigeon = freshwater duck of Eurasia and northern Africa related to mallards and teals
- geographic area: Caribbean, Middle America, North America, Oceania
- observational distribution: specimen and observational data from the Global Biodiversity Information Facility Network (not necessarily true occurrence density gradients)
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Annual Report (1901)
by New York (State). Forest, Fish and Game Commission
While in most respects similar to the common Widgeon of the Old World, the Baldpate is a different bird. It sometimes straggles to Europe, but its true home is the great continent of North America, where it is found in abundance almost ...
by Scott Roederer
Baldpate is a good place to have lunch, view the collection of keys, and observe the hummingbird feeders outside the dining room windows. Our first official stop is Lily Lake (2.9), acquired in 1989 from private ownership through the efforts of ...
by Robert Hixson Julyan, Mary Julyan
Baldpate, Mount (3,812 feet) Mahoosuc Range Area The second highest of the peaks near the Maine-New Hampshire border, this mountain is sometimes known as Bear River Whitecap and also as Saddleback. Baldpate is a common ...
Birds of Oregon (2010)
by Ira N. Gabrielson, Stanley G. Jewett
The Baldpate is a handsome bird with ruddy plumage checked with black lines, conspicuous white and green wings, and a head bordered with shiny green on the sides. Its call is a softly whistled w/aeuw repeated three times, somewhat ...
Wildlife of Mexico (1959)
The Game Birds and Mammals by Aldo Starker Leopold
The baldpate is a numerous winter migrant along the coasts and in the interior, the largest numbers occurring in Sinaloa, Jalisco, and northern Michoacan. The baldpate, like the pintail, is attracted to irrigated farmlands. However, unlike the ...
by Gretchen Voss
Heads up: Baldpate is a secluded, stocked pond ...
Publishers Weekly (1913)
“Seven Keys to Baldpate is a bright comedy novel by a new America" humorist, Earl berr Biggers. “War".' John Luther Long, is a romance of the Civil War, with a setting in rural Maryland, marked by the. The Publishers' Weekly. Feb. 22, 1913.
Life in the Chesapeake Bay (2006)
by Alice Jane Lippson, Robert L. Lippson
The baldpate is the larger of the two birds and is a saucy, alert puddle duck, seldom still and always quick to sound the alarm. The males have a soft three- note whistle, with the accent on the second note; the female's call is a croak. The drakes ...
The World Book Dictionary (2003)
The baldpate is a common American species. 2 Obsolete, a simpleton; ninny ( applied to a person in allusion to the supposed stupidity of the bird). Also, wigeon . [origin unknown] widg et (wij'it). n. 1 Informal, a gadget. 2 Air Force Slang, ...
by Jerry Roberts
Seven Keys to Baldpate ( 1947), Little Brown Jug (1947) Colling staged experimental, full-length plays for ...
The Birdwatcher's Dictionary (2010)
by Peter Weaver
North American name British name Scientific name Auk, Razor-billed Razorbill Alca torda Baldpate American Wigeon Anas americana Brant Brent Goose Brama bernicla Creeper, Brown Treecreeper Certhia familiaris Crossbill, Red Crossbill ...
Encyclopedia of Utah (2001)
by Nancy Capace
Ten or more species of surface feeding ducks include the mallard, gadwell, baldpate, American pintail, three kinds of teal, the shoveller, and the wood duck. Diving ducks include the redhead, ring-necked, canvasback, greater scaup, American ...
by Nancy Capace
American Scoter, American Golden-eye, Buffle-head, Ruddy Duck, Baldpate, Green-winged Teal, Blue-winged Teal, Shoveler, Pintail, Wood Duck, Can- vasback, Old Squaw, Hooded Merganser, Red-breasted Merganser, and the American ...
Encyclopedia of Rhode Island (2001)
by Nancy Capace
Seven Keys to Baldpate ...
by Random House
adnate, aerate, age-mate, agnate, airdate, airfreight, alate, await, baccate, backdate, baldpate, bandmate, baseplate, bedmate, bedplate, berate, birthdate, birthrate, bistate, biteplate, blank slate, blind date, blue plate, bookplate, breastplate, ...
1895-1930 by Denise Lowe
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Scrabble value of B3A1L1D2P3A1T1E1
The value of this 8-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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