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Any of various diving ducks of the widely distributed genera Aythya and Netta, especially A. ferina, which has gray and black plumage and a reddish head.
n, pl -chards or -chard
(Animals) any of various diving ducks of the genera Aythya and Netta, esp A. ferina of Europe, the male of which has a grey-and-black body and a reddish head
[C16: of unknown origin]
po•chard(ˈpoʊ tʃərd, -kərd)
n., pl. -chards, (esp. collectively) -chard.
any of various Old World diving ducks of the genus Aythya, esp. A. ferina, having a chestnut-red head.
[1545–55; orig. uncertain]
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|Noun||1.||pochard - heavy-bodied Old World diving duck having a grey-and-black body and reddish head|
duck - small wild or domesticated web-footed broad-billed swimming bird usually having a depressed body and short legs