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English → English (WordNet) Definition: broadbill broadbill n 1: tropical American heron related to night herons [syn: boatbill, boat-billed heron, Cochlearius cochlearius] 2: diving ducks of North America having a bluish-gray bill [syn: scaup, scaup duck, bluebill] 3: freshwater duck of the northern hemisphere having a broad flat bill [syn: shoveler, shoveller, Anas clypeata] 4: small birds of the Old World tropics having bright plumage and short wide bills
English → English (gcide) Definition: broadbill Scaup \Scaup\ (sk[add]p), n. [See Scalp a bed of oysters or mussels.] 1. A bed or stratum of shellfish; scalp. [Scot.] [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo["o]l.) A scaup duck. See below. [1913 Webster] Scaup duck (Zo["o]l.), any one of several species of northern ducks of the genus Aythya, or Fuligula. The adult males are, in large part, black. The three North American species are: the greater scaup duck (Aythya marila , var. nearctica), called also broadbill, bluebill, blackhead, flock duck, flocking fowl, and raft duck; the lesser scaup duck (A. affinis), called also little bluebill, river broadbill, and shuffler; the tufted, or ring-necked, scaup duck (A. collaris ), called also black jack, ringneck, ringbill, ringbill shuffler, etc. See Illust. of Ring-necked duck, under Ring-necked. The common European scaup, or mussel, duck (A. marila), closely resembles the American variety. [1913 Webster] Shoveler \Shov"el*er\, n. [Also shoveller.] 1. One who, or that which, shovels. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo["o]l.) A river duck (Spatula clypeata), native of Europe and America. It has a large bill, broadest towards the tip. The male is handsomely variegated with green, blue, brown, black, and white on the body; the head and neck are dark green. Called also broadbill, spoonbill, shovelbill, and maiden duck. The Australian shoveler, or shovel-nosed duck (S. rhynchotis), is a similar species. [1913 Webster]


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