Gadwall Gad"wall, n. [Gad to walk about + well.] (Zo["o]l.) A large duck ({Anas strepera}), valued as a game bird, found in the northern parts of Europe and America; -- called also {gray duck}. [Written also {gaddwell}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • gadwall — [gad′wôl΄] n. pl. gadwalls or gadwall [< ?] a grayish brown wild duck (Anas strepera) of the freshwater regions of North America …   English World dictionary

  • Gadwall — For other uses, see Gadwall (disambiguation). Gadwall Male Conservation status …   Wikipedia

  • gadwall — /gad wawl /, n., pl. gadwalls, (esp. collectively) gadwall. a grayish brown wild duck, Anas strepera, found in temperate parts of the Northern Hemisphere. [1660 70; orig. uncert.] * * * Small dabbling duck (Anas strepera) that is a popular game… …   Universalium

  • gadwall — noun (plural gadwalls or gadwall) Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1666 a grayish brown medium sized dabbling duck (Anas strepera) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Gadwall — pilkoji antis statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Anas strepera angl. Gadwall vok. Schnatterente …   Paukščių anatomijos terminai

  • gadwall — pilkoji antis statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Anas strepera; Chaulelasnius streperus angl. gadwall vok. Schnatterente, f rus. серая утка, f pranc. canard chipeau, m ryšiai: platesnis terminas – plaukiojančiosios antys …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • gadwall — noun A common and widespread dabbling duck which breeds in the northern hemisphere …   Wiktionary

  • gadwall — [ gadwɔ:l] noun (plural same or gadwalls) a brownish grey freshwater duck. [Anas strepera.] Origin C17: of unknown origin …   English new terms dictionary

  • gadwall — gad·wall …   English syllables

  • gadwall — /ˈgædwɔl/ (say gadwawl) noun See grey duck …   Australian English dictionary

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