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goldeneye


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Golden-eye  \Gold"en-eye`\,  n.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  duck  ({Glaucionetta  clangula}),  found  in  Northern  Europe, 
  Asia,  and  America.  The  American  variety  (var.  Americana)  is 
  larger.  Called  {whistler},  {garrot},  {gowdy},  {pied  widgeon}, 
  {whiteside},  {curre},  and  {doucker}.  Barrow's  golden-eye  of 
  America  ({G.  Islandica})  is  less  common. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  goldeneye 
  n  1:  a  variety  of  green  lacewing  [syn:  {golden-eyed  fly}] 
  2:  large-headed  swift-flying  diving  duck  of  arctic  regions 
  [syn:  {whistler},  {Bucephela  clangula}] 




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