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Definition: Harlequin duck
(h[aum]r"l[-e]*k[i^]n or -kw[i^]n), n.
[F. arlequin, formerly written also harlequin (cf. It,
arlecchino), prob. fr. OF. hierlekin, hellequin, goblin, elf,
which is prob. of German or Dutch origin; cf. D. hel hell.
A buffoon, dressed in party-colored clothes, who plays
tricks, often without speaking, to divert the bystanders or
an audience; a merry-andrew; originally, a droll rogue of
Italian comedy. --Percy Smith.
As dumb harlequin is exhibited in our theaters.
(Zo["o]l.), an Indian bat (Scotophilus ornatus
), curiously variegated with white spots.
(Zo["o]l.), a very large South American
beetle (Acrocinus longimanus
) having very long legs and
antenn[ae]. The elytra are curiously marked with red,
black, and gray.
Harlequin cabbage bug
. (Zo["o]l.) See Calicoback
. (Zo["o]l.), the larva of an American
bombycid moth (Euch[ae]tes egle
) which is covered with
black, white, yellow, and orange tufts of hair.
(Zo["o]l.), a North American duck
). The male is dark ash,
curiously streaked with white.
. (Zo["o]l.) See Magpie Moth
. See Opal
(Zo["o]l.), See harlequin snake