ring-necked duck
noun Date: 1831 a North American duck (Aythya collaris) that has a white ring around the bill and in the male a faint narrow chestnut ring encircling the neck

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  • Ring-necked duck — Ring necked Ring necked , a. (Zo[ o]l.) Having a well defined ring of color around the neck. [1913 Webster] {Ring necked duck} (Zool.), an American scaup duck ({Aythya collaris}). The head, neck, and breast of the adult male are black, and a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ring-necked duck — ring′ necked duck′ n. orn a North American diving duck, Aythya collaris, having a chestnut ring on the neck and a white one on the bill …   From formal English to slang

  • ring-necked duck — ☆ ring necked duck n. a North American duck (Aythya collaris), the male of which has a black breast, neck, and back with a faint coppery ring around the neck …   English World dictionary

  • Ring-necked Duck — Taxobox name = Ring necked Duck image width = 240px image caption = Drake (male) status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Anseriformes familia = Anatidae genus = Aythya species = A. collaris… …   Wikipedia

  • ring-necked duck — a North American scauplike duck, Aythya collaris, having a chestnut ring around the neck. [1825 35, Amer.] * * * ▪ bird  (species Aythya collaris), diving duck (family Anatidae), a popular game bird that is considered excellent table fare. The… …   Universalium

  • ring-necked duck — noun : an American scaup duck (Aythya collaris) the male of which has the head, neck, and breast black, a narrow chestnut ring encircling the neck, the sides vermiculated with black, and the belly mostly white * * * a North American scauplike… …   Useful english dictionary

  • ring-necked duck — žiedasnapė antis statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Aythya collaris angl. ring necked duck vok. Ringschnabelente, f rus. кольчатая чернеть, f; ошейниковая чернеть, f pranc. fuligule à collier, m ryšiai: platesnis terminas –… …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • ring-billed duck — noun or ring billed blackhead or ring billed bluebill ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ : ring necked duck …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ring-necked — a. (Zo[ o]l.) Having a well defined ring of color around the neck. [1913 Webster] {Ring necked duck} (Zool.), an American scaup duck ({Aythya collaris}). The head, neck, and breast of the adult male are black, and a narrow, but conspicuous, red …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ring-necked blackhead — Ring necked Ring necked , a. (Zo[ o]l.) Having a well defined ring of color around the neck. [1913 Webster] {Ring necked duck} (Zool.), an American scaup duck ({Aythya collaris}). The head, neck, and breast of the adult male are black, and a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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