canvasback

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Aythya valisineria

Noun[edit]

canvasback (plural canvasbacks)

  1. A North American wild duck, Aythya valisineria, popular as a game bird.
    • 1857 The Private Correspondence of Daniel Webster
      Yesterday, I received a great present from Mr. Webster, from Washington; a large basket of canvasback ducks and a large turkey.

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