Spectacled coot
Spectacled Spec"ta*cled, a. 1. Furnished with spectacles; wearing spectacles. [1913 Webster]

As spectacled she sits in chimney nook. --Keats. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) Having the eyes surrounded by color markings, or patches of naked skin, resembling spectacles. [1913 Webster]

{Spectacled bear} (Zo["o]l.), a South American bear ({Tremarclos ornatus}) which inhabits the high mountains of Chili and Peru. It has a light-colored ring around each eye.

{Spectacled coot}, or {Spectacled duck} (Zo["o]l.), the surf scoter, or surf duck. [Local, U.S.]

{Spectacled eider} (Zo["o]l.) See {Eider}.

{Spectacled goose} (Zo["o]l.), the gannet.

{Spectacled snake} (Zo["o]l.), the cobra de capello. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • spectacled coot — noun or spectacled duck : surf scoter …   Useful english dictionary

  • Spectacled — Spec ta*cled, a. 1. Furnished with spectacles; wearing spectacles. [1913 Webster] As spectacled she sits in chimney nook. Keats. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) Having the eyes surrounded by color markings, or patches of naked skin, resembling… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spectacled bear — Spectacled Spec ta*cled, a. 1. Furnished with spectacles; wearing spectacles. [1913 Webster] As spectacled she sits in chimney nook. Keats. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) Having the eyes surrounded by color markings, or patches of naked skin,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spectacled duck — Spectacled Spec ta*cled, a. 1. Furnished with spectacles; wearing spectacles. [1913 Webster] As spectacled she sits in chimney nook. Keats. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) Having the eyes surrounded by color markings, or patches of naked skin,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spectacled eider — Spectacled Spec ta*cled, a. 1. Furnished with spectacles; wearing spectacles. [1913 Webster] As spectacled she sits in chimney nook. Keats. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) Having the eyes surrounded by color markings, or patches of naked skin,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spectacled goose — Spectacled Spec ta*cled, a. 1. Furnished with spectacles; wearing spectacles. [1913 Webster] As spectacled she sits in chimney nook. Keats. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) Having the eyes surrounded by color markings, or patches of naked skin,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spectacled snake — Spectacled Spec ta*cled, a. 1. Furnished with spectacles; wearing spectacles. [1913 Webster] As spectacled she sits in chimney nook. Keats. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) Having the eyes surrounded by color markings, or patches of naked skin,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • spectacled duck — noun see spectacled coot …   Useful english dictionary

  • black coot — Scoter Sco ter, n. [Cf. Prov. E. scote to plow up.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of northern sea ducks of the genus {Oidemia}. [1913 Webster] Note: The European scoters are {Oidemia nigra}, called also {black duck}, {black diver}, {surf… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bull coot — Scoter Sco ter, n. [Cf. Prov. E. scote to plow up.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of northern sea ducks of the genus {Oidemia}. [1913 Webster] Note: The European scoters are {Oidemia nigra}, called also {black duck}, {black diver}, {surf… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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