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Anas (bird genus)

Definition:

the type genus of the Anatidae; includes freshwater ducks

Class:

animal noun (animals and microorganisms)

Plural:

Anas*
(* Anas may be used in a singular or plural context)

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Etymology:

Latin anas ("duck")
(Source: Wiktionary)  [more]

All senses of Anas...

Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Anas

a genus of dabbling ducks. It includes mallards, wigeons, teals, pintails and shovelers in a number of subgenera. Some authorities prefer to elevate the subgenera to genus rank. Indeed, as the moa-nalos are very close to this clade and may have evolved... (42 of 1797 words, 10 images)

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Anas (disambiguation)

a genus of dabbling ducks. Anas or ANAS may also refer to: American Numismatic and Archaeological Society or American Numismatic Society | Azienda Nazionale Autonoma delle Strade, the state-owned company that constructs and operates Italian motorways |... (35 of 149 words, 11 definitions)

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Wiktionary:

Anas

A taxonomic genus within the subfamily Anatinae -- various species of dabbling duck. (12 of 14 words, 1 image)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/Anas

Britannica Encyclopedia:

Anatidae [bird family]

bird family that includes ducks, geese, and swans; it constitutes the suborder Anseres--by far the larger part of the order Anseriformes. A widely ... (24 of 215 words, 1 image)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/22890​/Anatidae

Etymology reference

Wiktionary:

Anas

Origin: Latin anas ("duck")

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/Anas

Audio reference

the Free Dictionary:

Anas

Audio: British English pronunciation of "Anas"

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/Anas

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