canvasback definition

  • noun:
    • A North American wild duck (Aythya valisineria) having a reddish-brown head and throat and a whitish back.
    • A North American crazy duck, Aythya valisineria, popular as a casino game bird.
    • A Species of duck (Aythya vallisneria), esteemed for delicacy of the skin. It visits the usa in autumn; specifically Chesapeake Bay and adjoining seas; -- so named from the markings for the plumage on its straight back.
    • A North United states duck of the family members Anatidæ and subfamily Fuligulinæ, the Fuligula (or Aristonetta) vallisneria, highly esteemed the delicacy of their skin.
    • us wild duck valued for recreation and food
    • A North United states crazy duck (Aythya valisineria) having a reddish-brown head and neck and a whitish straight back.
    • A North United states wild duck, Aythya valisineria, well-known as a casino game bird.
    • A Species of duck (Aythya vallisneria), esteemed the delicacy of the skin. It visits the usa in autumn; especially Chesapeake Bay and adjoining waters; -- so-named from the markings associated with the plumage on its straight back.
    • A North United states duck associated with family Anatidæ and subfamily Fuligulinæ, the Fuligula (or Aristonetta) vallisneria, highly esteemed for the delicacy of the flesh.
    • united states wild duck valued for recreation and meals

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