Definition of Canvasback in English :

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Canvasback meaning in English

Meaning of Canvasback in English

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Canvasback pronunciation in English

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1. aythya valisineria, canvasback, canvasback duck

North American wild duck valued for sport and food

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noun plural -backs or -back
a North American diving duck, Aythyra valisineria, the male of which has a white body and reddish-brown head

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nounWord forms: plural ˈcanvasˌbacks or ˈcanvasˌback
a large, North American wild duck (Aythya valisneria) with a brownish-red head, dark breast, and light-gray back, hunted as a game bird

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A North American diving duck (Aythya valisineria), having a reddish-brown head and neck and a whitish back in the male.

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