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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
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