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Definition of River duck
River duckRiver Riv"er, n. [F. riv[`e]re a river, LL. riparia river,
bank of a river, fr. L. riparius belonging to a bank or
shore, fr. ripa a bank or shore; of uncertain origin. Cf.
1. A large stream of water flowing in a bed or channel and
emptying into the ocean, a sea, a lake, or another stream;
a stream larger than a rivulet or brook.
Transparent and sparkling rivers, from which it is
delightful to drink as they flow. --Macaulay.
2. Fig.: A large stream; copious flow; abundance; as, rivers
of blood; rivers of oil.
River chub (Zo["o]l.), the hornyhead and allied species of
River crab (Zo["o]l.), any species of fresh-water crabs of
the genus Thelphusa, as T. depressa of Southern
River dragon, a crocodile; -- applied by Milton to the king
River driver, a lumberman who drives or conducts logs down
River duck (Zo["o]l.), any species of duck belonging to
Anas, Spatula, and allied genera, in which the hind
toe is destitute of a membranous lobe, as in the mallard
and pintail; -- opposed to sea duck.
River god, a deity supposed to preside over a river as its
River herring (Zo["o]l.), an alewife.
River hog. (Zo["o]l.)
(a) Any species of African wild hogs of the genus
Potamoch[oe]rus. They frequent wet places along the
(b) The capybara.
River horse (Zo["o]l.), the hippopotamus.
River jack (Zo["o]l.), an African puff adder (Clotho
nasicornis) having a spine on the nose.
River limpet (Zo["o]l.), a fresh-water, air-breathing
mollusk of the genus Ancylus, having a limpet-shaped
River pirate (Zo["o]l.), the pike.
River snail (Zo["o]l.), any species of fresh-water
gastropods of Paludina, Melontho, and allied genera.
See Pond snail, under Pond.
River tortoise (Zo["o]l.), any one of numerous fresh-water
tortoises inhabiting rivers, especially those of the genus
Trionyx and allied genera. See Trionyx.
Meaning of River duck from wikipedia
- The Duck River
, 284 miles
(457 km) long, is the longest river located entirely within
the U.S. state
of Tennessee. Free flowing
for most of its length...
- The Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever
is a medium-sized gundog
for hunting. It is often referred
to as a "toller". It is the smallest
- Duck River
to: Duck River
Wales), a tributary
of the Parramatta River Duck River
(Tasmania) Duck River
is the common
name for numerous species
in the waterfowl family Anatidae which
also includes swans
and geese. Ducks
are divided among several
- Blue Duck River
is a river
of New Zealand. A tributary
of the Dart River
, it rises
to the south
of the Blue Duck
into that river
- Little Duck River
is a 6.5-mile-long (10.5 km) tributary
of the Duck River
in the United
States. Via the Duck
, Tennessee, and Ohio rivers
- Black Duck River
to: Canada Black Duck River
(Manitoba–Ontario) Black Duck River
(Newfoundland and Labrador) United States Black Duck River
- The Duck River
is a perennial stream
and southern tributary
of the Parramatta River
, in Sydney, New South
Wales, Australia. The Darug people
of the Burramattagal...
as the black river duck
, or (A. s. leucostigma) West African black duck
or Ethiopian black duck
. It is a medium-sized duck
48–57 cm, with...
- 41°18′40″N 72°19′39″W / 41.3110°N 72.3276°W / 41.3110; -72.3276 The Duck River
Cemetery, also known
as the Old Lyme Cemetery
is the communal
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