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baldpate

[ bawld-peyt ]
/ ˈbɔldˌpeɪt /
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noun
the American widgeon, Anas americana, having a gray head with a white crown.
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Origin of baldpate

First recorded in 1570–80; bald + pate

OTHER WORDS FROM baldpate

baldpated, adjectivebald·pat·ed·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for baldpate

baldpate
/ (ˈbɔːldˌpeɪt) /

noun
a person with a bald head
the American wigeonSee wigeon (def. 2)
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