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1. See baldhead.
2. The wigeon of the Americas.

bald′pat′ed (-pā′tĭd) adj.
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1. a person with a bald head
2. (Animals) the American wigeon. See wigeon2
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1. a person with a bald head.
2. the American wigeon, Anas americana, having a gray head and a white crown.
bald′pat`ed, adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.baldpate - a person whose head is baldbaldpate - a person whose head is bald    
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
2.baldpate - a widgeon the male of which has a white crownbaldpate - a widgeon the male of which has a white crown
Anas penelope, widgeon, wigeon - freshwater duck of Eurasia and northern Africa related to mallards and teals
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