sheldfowl

sheldfowl
\\ˈshel(d)ˌ ̷ ̷\ noun
Etymology: sheld- (as in sheldrake) + fowl
dialect England : sheldrake

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  • Sheldfowl — Sheld fowl , n. (Zo[ o]l.) The common sheldrake. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sheldfowl — Sheldrake Shel drake , n. [Sheld + drake.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of large Old World ducks of the genus {Tadorna} and allied genera, especially the European and Asiatic species. ({Tadorna cornuta} syn. {Tadorna tadorna}), which… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sheldfowl — sheld·fowl …   English syllables

  • bergander — Sheldrake Shel drake , n. [Sheld + drake.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of large Old World ducks of the genus {Tadorna} and allied genera, especially the European and Asiatic species. ({Tadorna cornuta} syn. {Tadorna tadorna}), which… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • burrow duck — Sheldrake Shel drake , n. [Sheld + drake.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of large Old World ducks of the genus {Tadorna} and allied genera, especially the European and Asiatic species. ({Tadorna cornuta} syn. {Tadorna tadorna}), which… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • C leucoptera — Sheldrake Shel drake , n. [Sheld + drake.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of large Old World ducks of the genus {Tadorna} and allied genera, especially the European and Asiatic species. ({Tadorna cornuta} syn. {Tadorna tadorna}), which… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • C rutila — Sheldrake Shel drake , n. [Sheld + drake.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of large Old World ducks of the genus {Tadorna} and allied genera, especially the European and Asiatic species. ({Tadorna cornuta} syn. {Tadorna tadorna}), which… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Casarca tadornoides — Sheldrake Shel drake , n. [Sheld + drake.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of large Old World ducks of the genus {Tadorna} and allied genera, especially the European and Asiatic species. ({Tadorna cornuta} syn. {Tadorna tadorna}), which… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • links goose — Sheldrake Shel drake , n. [Sheld + drake.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of large Old World ducks of the genus {Tadorna} and allied genera, especially the European and Asiatic species. ({Tadorna cornuta} syn. {Tadorna tadorna}), which… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sheldrake — Shel drake , n. [Sheld + drake.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of large Old World ducks of the genus {Tadorna} and allied genera, especially the European and Asiatic species. ({Tadorna cornuta} syn. {Tadorna tadorna}), which somewhat… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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