Anas boschas
Mallard Mal"lard, n. [F. malari,fr. m[^a]le male + -art = -ard. See {Male}, a., and {-ard}.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) A drake; the male of {Anas boschas}. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) A large wild duck ({Anas boschas}) inhabiting both America and Europe. The domestic duck has descended from this species. Called also {greenhead}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Anas boschas — Mallard Mal lard, n. [F. malari,fr. m[^a]le male + art = ard. See {Male}, a., and { ard}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A drake; the male of {Anas boschas}. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) A large wild duck ({Anas boschas}) inhabiting both America and Europe. The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Anas boschas — Duck Duck, n. [OE. duke, doke. See {Duck}, v. t. ] 1. (Zool.) Any bird of the subfamily {Anatin[ae]}, family {Anatid[ae]}. [1913 Webster] Note: The genera and species are numerous. They are divided into {river ducks} and {sea ducks}. Among the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • greenhead — Mallard Mal lard, n. [F. malari,fr. m[^a]le male + art = ard. See {Male}, a., and { ard}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A drake; the male of {Anas boschas}. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) A large wild duck ({Anas boschas}) inhabiting both America and Europe. The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mallard — Mal lard, n. [F. malari,fr. m[^a]le male + art = ard. See {Male}, a., and { ard}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A drake; the male of {Anas boschas}. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) A large wild duck ({Anas boschas}) inhabiting both America and Europe. The domestic …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Enten — (Anatinae, hierzu Tafel »Enten«), Unterfamilie der Zahnschnäbler aus der Ordnung der Schwimmvögel, sind Vögel mit kurzem Leib, dickem Kopf, mittellangem, auf der Firste gewölbtem, an den Rändern scharf bezahntem Schnabel mit kleinem Nagel, kurzem …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

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  • УТКА — УТКА, утица тамб. утёна; уточка; утченка, утяш ка; утища, утчища, утичища; ·песен. утица, птица Anas, дворовая и дикая, коей самец селезень. Главные виды наши (кроме гагар, крохалей, гоголейи пр.): Anas Boschas, матерая, кряковная, крякуша,… …   Толковый словарь Даля

  • Aix sponsa — Duck Duck, n. [OE. duke, doke. See {Duck}, v. t. ] 1. (Zool.) Any bird of the subfamily {Anatin[ae]}, family {Anatid[ae]}. [1913 Webster] Note: The genera and species are numerous. They are divided into {river ducks} and {sea ducks}. Among the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bombay duck — Duck Duck, n. [OE. duke, doke. See {Duck}, v. t. ] 1. (Zool.) Any bird of the subfamily {Anatin[ae]}, family {Anatid[ae]}. [1913 Webster] Note: The genera and species are numerous. They are divided into {river ducks} and {sea ducks}. Among the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Buffel duck — Duck Duck, n. [OE. duke, doke. See {Duck}, v. t. ] 1. (Zool.) Any bird of the subfamily {Anatin[ae]}, family {Anatid[ae]}. [1913 Webster] Note: The genera and species are numerous. They are divided into {river ducks} and {sea ducks}. Among the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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