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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 can·vas·back /ˈkænvəsˌbæk/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Can·vas·back n. Zool. A Species of duck (Aythya vallisneria), esteemed for the delicacy of its flesh. It visits the United States in autumn; particularly Chesapeake Bay and adjoining waters; -- so named from the markings of the plumage on its back.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : North American wild duck valued for sport and food [syn: canvasback
          duck, Aythya valisineria]