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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Freshwater duck of the northern hemisphere having a broad flat bill;

Usage examples (35)
  • A shoveler of coal
  • Sometimes known as a shoveler or "spoonie", the Northern shoveler is a common and widespread duck.
  • By now the shoveler was looking pretty limp (though still alive).
  • The shoveler stood still with a shovel full of gravel as the second man left. for more
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