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canvasback

noun can·vas·back \ˈkan-vəs-ˌbak\

Definition of CANVASBACK

:  a North American wild duck (Aythya valisineria) that has a reddish-brown head, black breast, and whitish body and is characterized especially by the elongate sloping profile of the bill and head

First Known Use of CANVASBACK

1782
CANVASBACK Defined for Kids

canvasback

noun can·vas·back \ˈkan-vəs-ˌbak\

Definition of CANVASBACK for Kids

:  a North American wild duck with reddish brown head and grayish back

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