canvasback

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noun can·vas·back \ˈkan-vəs-ˌbak\

Definition of canvasback

  1. :  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

1782

First Known Use of canvasback

1782


CANVASBACK Defined for Kids

canvasback

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noun can·vas·back \ˈkan-vəs-ˌbak\

Definition of canvasback for Students

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


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