river duck
noun Date: 1837 dabbler b

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • River duck — River Riv er, n. [F. riv[ e]re a river, LL. riparia river, bank of a river, fr. L. riparius belonging to a bank or shore, fr. ripa a bank or shore; of uncertain origin. Cf. {Arrive}, {Riparian}.] 1. A large stream of water flowing in a bed or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • river duck — noun : any of various rather small ducks chiefly of the genus Anas that typically nest and live about freshwater and usually feed by dabbling …   Useful english dictionary

  • Duck River (Tennessee) — Duck River Duck River watershed, depicting the Duck and Buffalo rivers. Length 284 miles (457 km) The Duck River, 284 miles (457 km) long …   Wikipedia

  • Duck Creek — ist der Name zahlreicher Bäche in den Vereinigten Staaten: Arkansas: Duck Creek (Clear Creek) Ohio: Duck Creek (Boseman Run) Duck Creek (Lake Logan) Duck Creek (Little Miami River) Duck Creek (Mahoning River) Duck Creek (Maumee River) Duck Creek… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Duck River — ist der Name von Flüssen in den USA: Duck River (Alabama), ein Nebenfluss des Mulberry Arms des Black Warrior River Duck River (Michigan) Duck River (Tennessee), ein Nebenfluss des Tennessee River in Australien: Duck River (New South Wales), ein… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • River — Riv er, n. [F. riv[ e]re a river, LL. riparia river, bank of a river, fr. L. riparius belonging to a bank or shore, fr. ripa a bank or shore; of uncertain origin. Cf. {Arrive}, {Riparian}.] 1. A large stream of water flowing in a bed or channel… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • River chub — River Riv er, n. [F. riv[ e]re a river, LL. riparia river, bank of a river, fr. L. riparius belonging to a bank or shore, fr. ripa a bank or shore; of uncertain origin. Cf. {Arrive}, {Riparian}.] 1. A large stream of water flowing in a bed or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • River crab — River Riv er, n. [F. riv[ e]re a river, LL. riparia river, bank of a river, fr. L. riparius belonging to a bank or shore, fr. ripa a bank or shore; of uncertain origin. Cf. {Arrive}, {Riparian}.] 1. A large stream of water flowing in a bed or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • River dragon — River Riv er, n. [F. riv[ e]re a river, LL. riparia river, bank of a river, fr. L. riparius belonging to a bank or shore, fr. ripa a bank or shore; of uncertain origin. Cf. {Arrive}, {Riparian}.] 1. A large stream of water flowing in a bed or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • River driver — River Riv er, n. [F. riv[ e]re a river, LL. riparia river, bank of a river, fr. L. riparius belonging to a bank or shore, fr. ripa a bank or shore; of uncertain origin. Cf. {Arrive}, {Riparian}.] 1. A large stream of water flowing in a bed or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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