long-tailed duck

noun (1)

Definition of long-tailed duck

 (Entry 1 of 15)

: a common sea duck (Clangula hyemalis) of the more northern parts of the northern hemisphere of which the adult male is marked with sharply contrasted black and white and has the middle tail feathers very long and slender and the female is plainer and lacks the long tail feathers

long-tailed macaque

noun (2)

Definition of long-tailed macaque (Entry 2 of 15)

long-tailed weasel

noun (3)

Definition of long-tailed weasel (Entry 3 of 15)

: a common weasel (Mustela frenata) found from southern Canada to northern South America often near water that is an aggressive carnivore feeding chiefly on rodents and other small mammals, is brown above and white to yellowish below in summer and in its northern range usually white in winter, and ranges in length from 15 to 23 inches (38 to 58.4 centimeters) long including a black-tipped tail that is usually 3 ½ to 6 ½ (9 to 16.5 centimeters) inches long

Note: The long-tailed weasel is also known as the bridled weasel due to white and yellowish facial markings often present chiefly in southern populations.

— compare short-tailed weasel

long-tailed blue

noun (4)

Definition of long-tailed blue (Entry 4 of 15)

: a blue tailcoat

long-tailed chat

noun (5)

Definition of long-tailed chat (Entry 5 of 15)

: a long-tailed yellow-breasted chat (Icteria virens longicauda) that is found in the Pacific coast region of the U.S.

long-tailed cuckoo

noun (6)

Definition of long-tailed cuckoo (Entry 6 of 15)

: koel

long-tailed jaeger

noun (7)

Definition of long-tailed jaeger (Entry 7 of 15)

: a relatively small and very graceful jaeger (Stercorarius longicaudus) that has extremely long middle tail feathers

long-tailed mealybug

noun (8)

Definition of long-tailed mealybug (Entry 8 of 15)

: a mealybug (Pseudococcus adonidum) that is a minor pest of citrus and avocado in California and certain other regions

long-tailed paca

noun (9)

Definition of long-tailed paca (Entry 9 of 15)

long-tailed pangolin

noun (10)

Definition of long-tailed pangolin (Entry 10 of 15)

: an African pangolin (Manis macrura) that has a tail nearly twice the length of its body

long-tailed porcupine

noun (11)

Definition of long-tailed porcupine (Entry 11 of 15)

: a porcupine (Trichys lipura) of Borneo and Sumatra that has short spines and a long tail

long-tailed shrew

noun (12)

Definition of long-tailed shrew (Entry 12 of 15)

: an American shrew of the genus Sorex

long-tailed skipper

noun (13)

Definition of long-tailed skipper (Entry 13 of 15)

: any butterfly of the genus Urbanus or Chioides (family Hesperiidae) marked by a prolongation of the posterior margin of each hindwing which suggests a tail

long-tailed tiger cat

noun (14)

Definition of long-tailed tiger cat (Entry 14 of 15)

: margay

long-tailed tit

noun (15)
variants: or long-tailed titmouse

Definition of long-tailed tit (Entry 15 of 15)

: a small, long-tailed bird (Aegithalos caudatus) of Europe and northern Asia with a long tail that is related to the bushtits and has black, white, and pink plumage

First Known Use of long-tailed duck

Noun (1)

1750, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

1892, in the meaning defined above

Noun (3)

1862, in the meaning defined above

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