genus Tadorna

noun
sheldrakes
Syn: ↑Tadorna
Hypernyms: ↑bird genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Anatidae, ↑family Anatidae
Member Meronyms: ↑sheldrake

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  • Tadorna tadorna — Sheldrake Shel drake , n. [Sheld + drake.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of large Old World ducks of the genus {Tadorna} and allied genera, especially the European and Asiatic species. ({Tadorna cornuta} syn. {Tadorna tadorna}), which… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tadorna cornuta — Sheldrake Shel drake , n. [Sheld + drake.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of large Old World ducks of the genus {Tadorna} and allied genera, especially the European and Asiatic species. ({Tadorna cornuta} syn. {Tadorna tadorna}), which… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tadorna radja — Sheldrake Shel drake , n. [Sheld + drake.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of large Old World ducks of the genus {Tadorna} and allied genera, especially the European and Asiatic species. ({Tadorna cornuta} syn. {Tadorna tadorna}), which… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tadorna — noun sheldrakes • Syn: ↑genus Tadorna • Hypernyms: ↑bird genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Anatidae, ↑family Anatidae • Member Meronyms: ↑sheldrake …   Useful english dictionary

  • bird genus — noun a genus of birds • Hypernyms: ↑genus • Hyponyms: ↑genus Protoavis, ↑genus Archaeopteryx, ↑genus Archeopteryx, ↑genus Sinornis, ↑genus Ibero mesornis, ↑gen …   Useful english dictionary

  • Shelduck — Taxobox name = Shelducks image width = 204px image caption = Female Common Shelduck regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Anseriformes familia = Anatidae subfamilia = Tadorninae genus = Tadorna genus authority = Boie, 1822… …   Wikipedia

  • Crested Shelduck — Male (left) and female specimens, Kuroda collection, Tokyo, Japan Conservation status …   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

  • Common Shelduck — Breeding male, Sylvan Heights Waterfowl Park (Halifax County, North Carolina, USA) …   Wikipedia

  • Radjah Shelduck — Taxobox name = Radjah Shelduck status = LC status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Anseriformes familia = Anatidae genus = Tadorna species = T. radjah binomial = Tadorna radjah binomial authority = Lesson …   Wikipedia

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