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Melanitta

Definition of the noun melanitta

What does melanitta mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. scoters
    • lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
    • synonym of Melanitta: genus Melanitta
    • more generic term: bird genus = a genus of birds
    • member of: Anatidae / family Anatidae = swimming birds having heavy short-legged bodies and bills with a horny tip: swans; geese
    • member: scooter / scoter = large black diving duck of northern parts of the northern hemisphere

Phrases with Melanitta

Phrases starting with the word Melanitta:

  1. Melanitta fusca
  2. melanitta nigra
  3. Melanitta deglandi
  4. Melanitta americana
  5. Melanitta fusca fusca
  6. Melanitta nigra nigra
  7. Melanitta fusca dixoni
  8. Melanitta perspicillata
  9. Melanitta fusca deglandi
  10. Melanitta deglandi dixoni
  11. Melanitta nigra americana
  12. Melanitta fusca stejnegeri
  13. Melanitta deglandi deglandi

Phrase ending with the word Melanitta:

  1. genus melanitta

Other phrases containing the word Melanitta:

  1. Species Melanitta Fusca
  2. species Melanitta deglandi
  3. Species Melanitta Americana
  4. species Melanitta perspicillata
  5. Subspecies Melanitta Fusca Fusca
  6. Subspecies Melanitta Nigra Nigra

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Melanitta

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Google previewIñupiatun Uqaluit Taniktun Sivuninit/Iñupiaq to English Dictionary (2014)

by Edna MacLean

Sikligvik", Suummak tuungaagruk Surf Scoter (Melanitta perspicillata), (Nu) white-winged scoter (Melanitta fusca) Sailuqtuq, aviluqtuq tuungaagrupiaq common Scoter (Melanitta nigra) -plaq(-) nn tuungaq(-) shaman's helping spirit, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2014)

by Michael Allaby

Megapodagrionidae megapodes Megapodiidae Megapodius Megaptera novaeangliae megasclere Meinertellidae meiofauna meiosis Melamphaeidae Melanerpes melanin melanism Melanitta Melanocetidae melanocytes Melanogrammus ...

Google previewThe Birdwatcher's Dictionary (2010)

by Peter Weaver

Black Scoter An alternative name for the Common Scoter Melanitta nigra. Blade See WEB . Bleating See DRUMMING. Blind See HIDE. Blue Fulmar A colour phase of the Fulmar F ulmarus glacialis in which the white PLIIMAOE is replaced by ...

Google previewDictionary of Food (2009)

International Food and Cooking Terms from A to Z by Charles Sinclair

thick butter sauce containing anchovy purée and capers then gratinated and grilled orlightly scrambled eggs decorated with fillets of anchovy and capers or similar,servedhot scoter duck A large darkcoloured diving duck genus Melanitta or ...

Google previewA Historical Dictionary of Yukaghir (2006)

by Irina Nikolaeva

salyariinel-latur black scoter (Melanitta nigra) 2136. sam K sa:m by oneself, self; KK sam; KJ com ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of American Food and Drink (2014)

by John F. Mariani

and the “scoters” ( Melanitta ...

Google previewThe Complete Outdoors Encyclopedia (2000)

by Vin T. Sparano

(Melanitta. perspiciUata). RANGE: Breeding occurs from northeastern Alaska to the western half of Mackenzie and on islands in James Bay. Some have also been seen in central Labrador. Come winter, this scoter resides along the Pacific ...

Google previewFood Cultures of the World Encyclopedia [4 volumes] (2011)

[Four Volumes] by Ken Albala

Among the birds eaten are the black scoter (Melanitta nigra), the Canada goose ( Branta canadensis), duck (Anas platyrhynchos), ptarmigan (Lagopus mutus), and grouse (Dendragapus canadensis). The meat of these birds is all eaten raw or ...

Google previewEisler's Encyclopedia of Environmentally Hazardous Priority Chemicals (2007)

by Ronald Eisler

96 Scoter, surf, Melanitta perspicillata, 178 Shag, Phalacrocorax aristotelis, 631 Shrike, loggerhead, Lanius ludovicianus, ...

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

by Robert Hendrickson

plaster A name used in Massachusetts for the surf scoter duck ( Melanitta perspicillita), because of the large plasterlike splotch on the adult male's ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Tidepools and Rocky Shores (2007)

by Mark W. Denny, Steven Dean Gaines

scoters \Melanitta\, oldsquaws \Chmguhi hyemalis], and harlequin ducks [ Histrionicus ...

Google previewBritannica Concise Encyclopedia (2008)

by Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.

scotch See WHISKEY scoter or sea coot Any of three species (genus Melanitta) of DIVING DUCK that are mainly marine except during the breeding season.

Google previewEncyclopaedic Dictionary (1903)

An Original Work of Reference to the Words in the English Language, Giving a Full Account of Their Origin, Meaning, Pronunciation, and Use

The name (originally written by Boie melanitta, ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary (1914)

An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language

Also written Melanitta, and more correctly Melanonetta. mélange (mä-lonzh”), n., [F., a mixture, & méler, mix: see ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

Also written Melanitta, and more correctly Melanonetta. mé e (mä-lonzh"), n. [F., a mixture, ( méler, mix: see mell1, meddle.] 1. A mixture; a medley; usually, an uncombined mingling or association of elements, objects, or individuals; in lit., ...

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Male Surf Scoter (melanitta perspicillita)

seen with harlequin duck at Lucerne & N. Ocean in Cayucos

Photo credit: Pets4Dawn

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Scrabble value of M3E1L1A1N1I1T1T1A1

The value of this 9-letter word is 11 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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