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1) ana 1. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...From New Latin -na, as in titles of such collections. See -ana....

2) gadwall. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A widely distributed North American duck (Anas strepera) having gray or brown plumage. Origin unknown....

3) black duck. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A common duck (Anas rubripes) of the northeast United States and Canada, characterized by black or dusky brown plumage and often found in saltwater marshes....

4) shoveler. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. One that shovels: a shoveler of snow; a fast shoveler. 2. A widely distributed duck (Anas clypeata) that lives chiefly in marshes and has a long broad bill fringed...

5) dabbling duck. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Any of various ducks, chiefly of the genus Anas, including the mallards, teals, and shovelers, that feed by dabbling in shallow water and are favored as game birds....

6) green-winged teal. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A small freshwater duck (Anas crecca), the male of which has gray plumage, a brown head, and an iridescent green speculum....

7) garganey. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: pl. garˇgaˇneys A small European duck (Anas querquedula) having a conspicuous white stripe over each eye and down the back of the head in the male....

8) mallard. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: pl. mallard or malˇlards A wild duck (Anas platyrhynchos) of which the male has a green head and neck. Most domestic ducks descend from the mallard....

9) pintail. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: pl. pintail or pinˇtails A duck (Anas acuta) of the Northern Hemisphere, having gray, brown, and white plumage and a sharply pointed tail. Also called...

10) widgeon. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...pl. widgeon also wigeon or widˇgeons also wiˇgeons Either of two wild, freshwater ducks (Anas americana of North America or A. penelope of Europe) having a grayish...

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