from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The wigeon of the Americas.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Lacking hair on the pate; shorn of hair.
  • noun A person with a bald head.
  • noun In ornithology, a kind of duck with white on the head; a widgeon, Mareca penelope and M. americana. See cut under widgeon.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Destitute of hair on the head; baldheaded.
  • noun A baldheaded person.
  • noun (Zoöl.) The American widgeon (Anas Americana).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A bald-headed person.
  • noun A bird, the American wigeon (Anas americana).

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a person whose head is bald
  • noun a widgeon the male of which has a white crown


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

bald +‎ pate



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  • Obsolete name for American wigeon.

    December 7, 2007