pochard

noun
po·​chard | \ ˈpō-chərd How to pronounce pochard (audio) \

Definition of pochard

: any of various rather heavy-bodied diving ducks (especially genus Aythya) with a large head and with feet and legs placed far back under the body

First Known Use of pochard

1552, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pochard

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“Pochard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pochard. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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