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greenhead


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Mallard  \Mal"lard\,  n.  [F.  malari,fr.  m[^a]le  male  +  -art  =-ard. 
  See  {Male},  a.,  and  {-ard}.] 
  1.  (Zo["o]l.)  A  drake;  the  male  of  {Anas  boschas}. 
 
  2.  (Zo["o]l.)  A  large  wild  duck  ({Anas  boschas})  inhabiting 
  both  America  and  Europe.  The  domestic  duck  has  descended 
  from  this  species.  Called  also  {greenhead}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Greenhead  \Green"head`\,  n.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  a  The  mallard. 
  b  The  striped  bass.  See  {Bass}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Greenhead  \Green"head\,  Greenhood  \Green"hood\,  n. 
  A  state  of  greenness;  verdancy.  --Chaucer.