red-breasted merganser
a species of diving duck.

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  • Red-breasted Merganser — Male in winter at New Jersey, USA …   Wikipedia

  • red-breasted merganser — noun widely distributed merganser of America and Europe • Syn: ↑Mergus serrator • Hypernyms: ↑merganser, ↑fish duck, ↑sawbill, ↑sheldrake • Member Holonyms: ↑Mergus, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Red-breasted Merganser — vidutinis dančiasnapis statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Mergus serrator angl. Red breasted Merganser vok. Mittelsäger …   Paukščių anatomijos terminai

  • red-breasted merganser — vidutinis dančiasnapis statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Mergus serrator angl. red breasted merganser vok. Mittelsäger, m rus. длинноносый крохаль, m; средний крохаль, m pranc. harle huppé, m ryšiai: platesnis terminas –… …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • Red-breasted — may refer to:* Red breasted Blackbird, a passerine bird * Red breasted Chat, a species of bird in the Parulidae family * Red breasted Coua, a species of cuckoo * Red breasted Flycatcher, a small passerine bird * Red breasted Goose, a goose of the …   Wikipedia

  • Merganser — Mer*gan ser, n. [Sp. merg[ a]nsar, fr. mergo a diver (L. mergus, fr. mergere to dip, dive) + [ a]nsar goose, L. anser.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any bird of the genus {Mergus} ({Merganser}), and allied genera of the subfamily Merginae. They are allied to the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Merganser Americanus — Merganser Mer*gan ser, n. [Sp. merg[ a]nsar, fr. mergo a diver (L. mergus, fr. mergere to dip, dive) + [ a]nsar goose, L. anser.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any bird of the genus {Mergus} ({Merganser}), and allied genera of the subfamily Merginae. They are… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Merganser serrator — Merganser Mer*gan ser, n. [Sp. merg[ a]nsar, fr. mergo a diver (L. mergus, fr. mergere to dip, dive) + [ a]nsar goose, L. anser.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any bird of the genus {Mergus} ({Merganser}), and allied genera of the subfamily Merginae. They are… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • merganser — /meuhr gan seuhr/, n., pl. mergansers, (esp. collectively) merganser. any of several fish eating diving ducks of the subfamily Merginae, having a narrow bill hooked at the tip and serrated at the edges. Also called fish duck. [1745 55; < NL,… …   Universalium

  • merganser — /mɜˈgænsə/ (say mer gansuh) noun (plural mergansers, merganser) any of several fish eating, diving ducks of the genera Mergus and Lophodytes, having slender, saw toothed bills, as the common merganser, or goosander, M. merganser, or the red… …   Australian English dictionary

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