Vare widgeon
Vare Vare, n. (Zo["o]l.) A weasel. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster]

{Vare widgeon} (Zo["o]l.), a female or young male of the smew; a weasel duck; -- so called from the resemblance of the head to that of a vare, or weasel. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster]


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  • Vare — Vare, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A weasel. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] {Vare widgeon} (Zo[ o]l.), a female or young male of the smew; a weasel duck; so called from the resemblance of the head to that of a vare, or weasel. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • smew — n. (Ornith.) White nun, vare widgeon, smee (Mergus albellus) …   New dictionary of synonyms

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