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Casarca tadornoidesSheldrake 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. (T. cornuta, or
tadorna), which somewhat resembles a goose in form and
habit, but breeds in burrows.
Note: It has the head and neck greenish black, the breast,
sides, and forward part of the back brown, the
shoulders and middle of belly black, the speculum
green, and the bill and frontal bright red. Called also
shelduck, shellduck, sheldfowl, skeelduck,
bergander, burrow duck, and links goose.
Note: The Australian sheldrake (Tadorna radja) has the
head, neck, breast, flanks, and wing coverts white, the
upper part of the back and a band on the breast deep
chestnut, and the back and tail black. The chestnut
sheldrake of Australia (Casarca tadornoides) is
varied with black and chestnut, and has a dark green
head and neck. The ruddy sheldrake, or Braminy duck
(C. rutila), and the white-winged sheldrake (C.
leucoptera), are related Asiatic species.
2. Any one of the American mergansers.
Note: The name is also loosely applied to other ducks, as the
canvasback, and the shoveler.
Meaning of Adorno from wikipedia
(/əˈdɔːrnoʊ/; German: [ˈteːodoːɐ̯ ʔaˈdɔɐ̯no]; born Theodor Ludwig
11, 1903 – August
6, 1969) was a German
is a surname. Notable people
with the surname
family, illustrious patrician family
in Genoa, Italy
, (born 1982), Paraguayan...
- Gretel Adorno
Karplus; 10 June 1902 – 16 July 1993) was a German chemist
and intellectual figure within
the Frankfurt School
- The Adorno family
was a patrician family
in Genoa, Italy, of the Ghibelline
party, with the branches
of Botta Adorno
and Adorno Pastorino
- 208. Theodor
on a Damaged
(2006), pp. 15–16. Adorno
W. (2006), p. 247. Adorno
, T. W., with Max...
- (German: Kulturindustrie) was coined
by the critical theorists Theodor Adorno
(1903–1969) and Max Horkheimer
(1895–1973), and was presented
(Caterina Fieschi Adorno
, 1447 – 15 September
1510) was an Italian Roman Catholic saint
and mystic, admired
for her work among
- The Theodor
W. Adorno Award
-Preis) is a German award intended
to recognize outstanding achievement
in philosophy, theatre, music
- "Karimah Westbrook Joins
Pilot; Justina Adorno Books
ABC's 'Grand Hotel'". Deadline
from the original...
- Rolena Adorno
is an American humanities
scholar, the Spanish Sterling Professor
at Yale University
author. Writing
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