Aythya


Aythya
noun
canvasback; redhead; pochard; etc.
Syn: ↑genus Aythya
Hypernyms: ↑bird genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Anatidae, ↑family Anatidae
Member Meronyms:

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\\īˈthīə\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Greek aithyia, a kind of diving bird
: a genus of diving ducks including the canvasback, redhead, pochard, and related forms

Useful english dictionary. 2012.