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Casarca tadornoides
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. (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.

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- Theodor W. Adorno (/əˈdɔːrnoʊ/; German: [ˈteːodoːɐ̯ ʔaˈdɔɐ̯no]; born Theodor Ludwig Wiesengrund; September 11, 1903 – August 6, 1969) was a German philosopher...
- Adorno is a surname. Notable people with the surname include: Adorno family, illustrious patrician family in Genoa, Italy Aldo Adorno, (born 1982), Paraguayan...
- Catherine of Genoa (Caterina Fieschi Adorno, 1447 – 15 September 1510) was an Italian Roman Catholic saint and mystic, admired for her work among the sick...
- Gretel Adorno (born Margarete Karplus; 10 June 1902 – 16 July 1993) was a German chemist and intellectual figure within the Frankfurt School of critical...
- 208. Theodor W. Adorno, Minima Moralia: Reflections on a Damaged Life, Verso (2006), pp. 15–16. Adorno, Theodor W. (2006), p. 247. Adorno, T. W., with Max...
- primarily by the Frankfurt School theoreticians Herbert Marcuse, Theodor Adorno, Walter Benjamin, Erich Fromm, and Max Horkheimer. The latter sociologist...
- As well Adorno sees expressionist music, as s****ing "the truthfulness of subjective feeling without illusions, disguises or euphemisms". Adorno also describes...
- (German: Kulturindustrie) was coined by the critical theorists Theodor Adorno (1903–1969) and Max Horkheimer (1895–1973), and was presented as critical...
- Omar Adorno (born 1 August 1972) is a Puerto Rican boxer. He competed in the 1996 Summer Olympics. Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon...
- The Adorno family was a patrician family of the Republic of Genoa, with the branches of Botta in Milan and Adorno Pastorino in Turin, several of whom...
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