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shov·el·er

also shov·el·ler  (shŭv′ə-lər, shŭv′lər)
n.
1. One that shovels: a shoveler of snow; a fast shoveler.
2. Any of several dabbling ducks of the genus Anas having long broad bills used to strain food from mud and water, especially the widely distributed species A. clypeata.

shoveler

(ˈʃʌvələ)
n
(Animals) a duck, Anas (or Spatula) clypeata, of ponds and marshes, having a spoon-shaped bill, a blue patch on each wing, and in the male a green head, white breast, and reddish-brown body

shov•el•er

(ˈʃʌv ə lər, ˈʃʌv lər)

n.
1. a person or thing that shovels.
2. a freshwater duck of the Northern Hemisphere, Anas clypeata, having a broad, flat bill.
[1400–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shoveler - a worker who shovelsshoveler - a worker who shovels; "a shoveler of coal"
worker - a person who works at a specific occupation; "he is a good worker"
2.shoveler - freshwater duck of the northern hemisphere having a broad flat billshoveler - freshwater duck of the northern hemisphere having a broad flat bill
duck - small wild or domesticated web-footed broad-billed swimming bird usually having a depressed body and short legs
Anas, genus Anas - type genus of the Anatidae: freshwater ducks
Translations

shoveler

[ˈʃʌvləʳ] N
1. (Orn) → espátula f común, pato m cuchareta
2. (= tool) → paleador m

shoveler

n (Orn) → Löffelente f

shoveler

[ˈʃʌvləʳ] n (Zool) → mestolone m
References in classic literature ?
One curious thing he had noticed, the very first day, in his profession of shoveler of guts; which was the sharp trick of the floor bosses whenever there chanced to come a "slunk" calf.
Shovelers may winter at the GSL, because these individuals may endure immediate costs of wintering in colder areas to benefit from early arrival, or arrival in better condition, to breeding grounds in the spring, generally to establish a territory (Myers 1981).
Shovelers made matters worse by earlier expediently putting snow right in the middle of the street for plows to remove, as sidewalks were already packed.
allowing shovelers to easily carry it up stairs and remove snow from a porch.
ADM s support will strengthen the Polish Society for Bird Protection s efforts to protect rare birds in Poland in agricultural areas that are considered to be ecologically valuable due to their role as important nesting and feeding habitats for grassland birds such as great snipes, lapwings, black-tailed godwits, ruffs, redshanks and shovelers.
We sneaked up to a patch of willows and I peered out to see a brood of shovelers not 25 yards away.
Due to its rich ecology, it has now become home to birds such as Purple Moorhen, Grey Heron, Pintail, Indian Stork, Lesser Whistling Teals, Coots, Shovelers, Red-rumpled Swallow, Bronze-winged Jacana and recently even flamingoes have been spotted.
Whooper swans, shovelers and teals, mallard, wigeon, goldeneye and sometimes pink footed geese, as well as breeding tufted duck, inhabit the area.
Although the good weather says "summer", their appearance along with teal, shovelers and black-tailed godwits are a signal that their breeding season is over.
We have recorded more than 220 species of birds, including Sarus ( state bird of UP), Blue Throat and waterfowls like Malard, Pintale, Shovelers, Garganey, Pochards, Wigeons and Waders.
BIRD'S EYE: Shovelers, buzzards and blacktailed godwits
3% and was highest in black ducks (7%; Anas rubripes) and northern shovelers (8%; Anas clypeata).