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, 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.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Spectacled Eider — Taxobox name = Spectacled Eider status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 image width = 200px image caption = Male (front) and female (rear) regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Anseriformes familia = Anatidae genus = Somateria… …   Wikipedia

  • spectacled eider — akiniuotoji gaga statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Somateria fischeri angl. spectacled eider vok. Plüschkopfente, f rus. очковая гага, f; фишерова гага, f pranc. eider à lunettes, m ryšiai: platesnis terminas – tikrosios… …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • spectacled eider — noun : a chiefly Siberian eider duck (Somateria fischeri) that has large white black margined patches about the eyes …   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 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,… …   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 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

  • Eider (disambiguation) — Eider may refer to:* Four species of birds in two genera, Somateria and Polysticta of the duck subfamily Merginae. These are: ** Common Eider Somateria mollissima ** Spectacled Eider Somateria fischeri ** King Eider Somateria spectabilis **… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”