Shoveler meaning

shŭvə-lər, shŭvlər
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One that shovels.

A shoveler of snow; a fast shoveler.

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Any of several dabbling ducks of the genus Anas having long broad bills used to strain food from mud and water, especially the widely distributed species A. clypeata.
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A person or thing that shovels.
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A freshwater duck (Anas clypeata) with a very long, broad, flattened bill, living in the Northern Hemisphere mainly in marshes.
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One who, or that which, shovels.
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Any of four species of dabbling duck, in the genus Anas, with distinctive spatulate bills.
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Origin of shoveler

  • shovel +"Ž -er, in the duck's case from the shape of its bill.

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