Scaup poachard


Scaup poachard
Poachard Poach"ard (p[=o]ch"[~e]rd), n. [From {Poach} to stab.] [Written also {pocard}, {pochard}.] (Zo["o]l.) (a) A common European duck ({Aythya ferina}); -- called also {goldhead}, {poker}, and {fresh-water widgeon}, or {red-headed widgeon}. (b) The American redhead, which is closely allied to the European poachard. [1913 Webster]

{Red-crested poachard} (Zo["o]l.), 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. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.