Pochard
Pochard Po"chard, n. (Zo["o]l.) See {Poachard}. [1913 Webster]

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  • pochard — pochard, arde [ pɔʃar, ard ] n. et adj. • 1732; de 1. poche; cf. sac à vin ♦ Fam. Ivrogne misérable, sans tenue. ⇒ poivrot. « L administration devrait au moins ne pas envoyer des pochards » (Zola). ● pochard, pocharde nom Familier. Ivrogne… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Pochard — may refer to three species of diving ducks in the genus Aythya : * Common Pochard, Aythya ferina * Baer s Pochard, Aythya baeri * Madagascar Pochard Aythya innotata and to three species in the genus Netta : * Red crested Pochard, Netta rufina *… …   Wikipedia

  • Pochard — Le nom se rencontre à la fois dans le Finistère et la Franche Comté (25, 70). Sens incertain. L ancien français pochart désigne un étançon, mais il y a de fortes chances pour que le nom de famille n ait rien à voir avec ce mot. Peut être un… …   Noms de famille

  • pochard — [pō′chərd, pō′kərd] n. pl. pochards or pochard [< ? Fr pocher: see POACH2] any of various European diving ducks (esp. genus Aythya), as a species ( A. ferina) with a blue and black bill …   English World dictionary

  • pochard — pochard, e n. Ivrogne …   Dictionnaire du Français argotique et populaire

  • pochard — /poh cheuhrd, keuhrd/, n., pl. pochards, (esp. collectively) pochard. 1. an Old World diving duck, Aythya ferina, having a chestnut red head. 2. any of various related ducks, as the American redhead. [1545 55; orig. uncert.] * * * ▪ bird… …   Universalium

  • pochard — Poachard Poach ard (p[=o]ch [ e]rd), n. [From {Poach} to stab.] [Written also {pocard}, {pochard}.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A common European duck ({Aythya ferina}); called also {goldhead}, {poker}, and {fresh water widgeon}, or {red headed widgeon}. (b)… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pochard — /ˈpoʊtʃəd/ (say pohchuhd) noun any of various ducks of the genera Netta and Aythya, especially the common pochard, A. ferina, of the British Isles, Europe and northern Asia. {origin unknown} …   Australian English dictionary

  • pochard — šalminės antys statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Netta angl. pochard rus. нырок, m pranc. nette, f ryšiai: platesnis terminas – nardančiosios antys siauresnis terminas – pietinė antis siauresnis terminas – rausvasnapė antis …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • pochard — noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1552 any of various rather heavy bodied diving ducks (especially genus Aythya) with a large head and with feet and legs placed far back under the body …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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