Widgeon

Definition of Widgeon

Widg´eon
n.1.(Zool.) Any one of several species of fresh-water ducks, especially those belonging to the subgenus Mareca, of the genus Anas. The common European widgeon (Anas penelope) and the American widgeon (Anas Americana) are the most important species. The latter is called also baldhead, baldpate, baldface, baldcrown, smoking duck, wheat, duck, and whitebelly.
Bald-faced widgeon
the American widgeon.
Black widgeon
the European tufted duck.
Gray widgeon
a - The gadwall.
b - The pintail duck.
Great headed widgeon
the poachard.
Pied widgeon
a - The poachard.
b - The goosander.
Saw-billed widgeon
the merganser.
Sea widgeon
See in the Vocabulary.
Spear widgeon
the goosander.
Spoonbilled widgeon
the shoveler.
White widgeon
the smew.
Wood widgeon
the wood duck.

Related Words

American widgeon, Anas, Anas americana, Anas penelope, baldpate, duck, genus Anas, wigeon
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