Definition of Anas clypeata
1. Noun. Freshwater duck of the northern hemisphere having a broad flat bill.
Generic synonyms: Duck
Group relationships: Anas, Genus Anas
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anas Clypeata
Literary usage of Anas clypeata
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1. Proceedings of the Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh by Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh (1863)
"Dr John Alexander Smith exhibited Specimens of the Stoat (Mustela erminea); the Ruff (Tringa pugnax); the Shoveller (Anas clypeata); and the Young of the ..."
2. A Catalogue of the Ashmolean Museum by Ashmolean museum, Philip Bury Duncan (1836)
"Anas clypeata, Linn.—The Shoveler, m.—Britain and Europe. [JS Duncan. 79. Rhyn. clypeata.—The same, f. [JSD 80. Rhyn. clypeata.—The same. [Mr. King, Oxford. ..."