Definition of American widgeon

1. Noun. A widgeon the male of which has a white crown.

Exact synonyms: Anas Americana, Baldpate
Generic synonyms: Anas Penelope, Widgeon, Wigeon

Definition of American widgeon

1. Noun. A species of duck, ''Anas americana''. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of American Widgeon

American sweetgums
American sycamore
American tarantula
American toad
American trypanosomiasis
American turkey oak
American twinflower
American wall fern
American water ouzel
American water shrew
American water spaniel
American watercress
American white birch
American white oak
American white pine
American widgeon
American widgeons
American wire gauge
American wistaria
American wisteria
American woodcock
American wormseed

Literary usage of American widgeon

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Birds of America by John James] [Audubon (1843)
"... is 1 inch 1 twelfth. The bronchi, kk, are of moderate size, covered with a dense layer of adipose matter. american widgeon. ANAS AMERICANA, Gmel. ..."

2. Nests and Eggs of North American Birds by Oliver Davie (1900)
"The European Widgeon, in its size and general character, resembles the American Widgeon or Baldpate. In the south of Scotland and throughout England it is ..."

3. The Encyclopædia of Geography: Comprising a Complete Description of the by Hugh Murray, William Wallace, Robert Jameson, William Jackson Hooker, William Swainson, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford (1837)
"In winter these birds sometimes assemble in American Flamingo. such numbers as to cover several acres, but they are very shy, The american widgeon (Marcea ..."

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