Mergus

noun
mergansers
Syn: ↑genus Mergus
Hypernyms: ↑bird genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Merginae, ↑subfamily Merginae
Member Meronyms:

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\\ˈmərgəs\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, diver (waterfowl), from mergere to dip, plunge — more at merge
: a genus of highly aquatic diving ducks including several typical mergansers having males that are brightly marked and develop an eclipse plumage

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Mergus — Mergus …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Mergus — prop. n. A genus of ducks consisting of mergansers. Syn: genus {Mergus}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mergus — Mergus, Vogel, eine Art Sägetaucher …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Mergus — Mergus, der Säger; Merginae (Säger), eine Unterfamilie der Zahnschnäbler (s. Schwimmvögel) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • MERGUS — vide supra Fulica …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Mergus — Typical mergansers Red breasted Merganser (Mergus serrator) Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • Mergus — Mergus …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Mergus — Säger Gänsesäger ♀(Mergus merganser) Systematik Klasse: Vögel (Aves) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Mergus —   Serretas Mergus serrator …   Wikipedia Español

  • Mergus — dančiasnapiai statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Mergus angl. merganser; smew vok. Säger, m rus. крохаль, m pranc. harle, m ryšiai: platesnis terminas – dančiasnapiai siauresnis terminas – brazilinis dančiasnapis siauresnis… …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

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