American wigeon

American wigeon
noun Date: 1788 a North American wigeon (Anas americana) with a large white patch on each wing and in the male a white crown — called also baldpate

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • wigeon — or widgeon noun (plural wigeon or wigeons or widgeon or widgeons) Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1513 any of several freshwater ducks (genus Anas): as a. an Old World duck (Anas penelope) having a large white patch on each wing with the male… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • American widgeon — noun a widgeon the male of which has a white crown • Syn: ↑baldpate, ↑Anas americana • Hypernyms: ↑widgeon, ↑wigeon, ↑Anas penelope * * * noun Usage: usually capitalized A …   Useful english dictionary

  • wigeon — n. widgeon, freshwater Eurasian duck having a white spot on each wing; wild freshwater North American duck having a shiny white crown …   English contemporary dictionary

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