canvasback duck

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Noun1.canvasback duck - North American wild duck valued for sport and foodcanvasback duck - North American wild duck valued for sport and food
duck - small wild or domesticated web-footed broad-billed swimming bird usually having a depressed body and short legs
Aythya, genus Aythya - canvasback; redhead; pochard; etc.
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Once the customers tasted canvasback duck for the first time, this succulent flesh was at the top of each menu," said C.
customized and created a camouflage system for his 14-foot, 4-inch Carstens Industries Canvasback duck boat.
Mint five medal series will feature an image of President Theodore Roosevelt with each reverse featuring a bald eagle, canvasback duck, salmon or elk to represent the diverse wildlife that we can all enjoy due to the conservation efforts of our National Wildlife Refuges," said Henrietta Holsman Fore, director of the United States Mint.