Definition of merganser. Meaning of merganser. Synonyms of merganser

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Definition of merganser

merganser
Goosander Goos"an`der, n. [OE. gossander, a tautological word formed fr. goose + gander. Cf. Merganser.] (Zo["o]l.) A species of merganser (M. merganser) of Northern Europe and America; -- called also merganser, dundiver, sawbill, sawneb, shelduck, and sheldrake. See Merganser.

Meaning of merganser from wikipedia

- The common merganser (North American) or goosander (Eurasian) (Mergus merganser) is a large duck of rivers and lakes in forested areas of Europe, northern...
- The hooded merganser (Lophodytes cucullatus) is a species of small duck. It is the only extant species in the genus Lophodytes. The genus name derives...
- Mergus is the genus of the typical mergansers, piscivorous ducks in the subfamily Anatinae. The genus name is a Latin word used by Pliny and other Roman...
- The red-breasted merganser (Mergus serrator) is a diving duck, one of the sawbills. The genus name is a Latin word used by Pliny and other Roman authors...
- A merganser is a fish-eating duck of the genus Mergus – also known as the "typical mergansers" – in the subfamily Anatinae. Merganser may also refer to:...
- USS Merganser may refer to: USS Merganser (AM-135), was originally the commercial trawler Annapolis acquired by the US Navy 3 January 1942 and decommissioned...
- The New Zealand merganser, Auckland merganser or Auckland Islands merganser (Mergus australis) was a typical merganser which is now extinct. This duck...
- The scaly-sided merganser or Chinese merganser (Mergus squamatus) is an endangered typical merganser (genus Mergus). It lives in temperate East Asia, breeding...
- Chatham Island merganser or Chatham merganser (Mergus milleneri) is an extinct species of merganser duck. The Chatham Islands merganser is known only from...
- The Brazilian merganser (Mergus octosetaceus) is a South American duck in the typical merganser genus. It is one of the six most threatened waterfowl...
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