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n.1.(Zool.) A common European duck (Aythya ferina); - called also goldhead, poker, and fresh-water widgeon, or red-headed widgeon.
Red-crested poachard
(Zool.) an Old World duck (Branta rufina).
Scaup poachard
the scaup duck.
Tufted poachard
a scaup duck (Aythya cristata, or Fuligula cristata), native of Europe and Asia.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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