genus Somateria

noun
eider ducks
Syn: ↑Somateria
Hypernyms: ↑bird genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Anatidae, ↑family Anatidae
Member Meronyms: ↑eider, ↑eider duck

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  • Somateria spectabilis — King King, n. [AS. cyng, cyning; akin to OS. kuning, D. koning, OHG. kuning, G. k[ o]nig, Icel. konungr, Sw. konung, Dan. konge; formed with a patronymic ending, and fr. the root of E. kin; cf. Icel. konr a man of noble birth. [root]44. See {Kin} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Merginae — Sea Ducks Harlequin Duck, Histrionicus histrionicus (male) Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • Eider — For the river see Eider River. For other uses see Eider (disambiguation). Taxobox name = Eiders image width = 250px image caption = Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima ) in eclipse plumage regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo …   Wikipedia

  • List of birds of Bulgaria — The list of Bulgarian birds includes all bird species which have been seen in the country. Birds marked with (W) are species which spend the winter in Bulgaria but do not breed there, birds marked with (V) are vagrant species and birds marked… …   Wikipedia

  • Anatidae — noun swimming birds having heavy short legged bodies and bills with a horny tip: swans; geese; ducks • Syn: ↑family Anatidae • Hypernyms: ↑bird family • Member Holonyms: ↑Anseriformes, ↑order Anseriformes …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Anatidae — noun swimming birds having heavy short legged bodies and bills with a horny tip: swans; geese; ducks • Syn: ↑Anatidae • Hypernyms: ↑bird family • Member Holonyms: ↑Anseriformes, ↑order Anseriformes …   Useful english dictionary

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