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English Dictionary: pintail by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
pintail
n
  1. long-necked river duck of the Old and New Worlds having elongated central tail feathers
    Synonym(s): pintail, pin- tailed duck, Anas acuta
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Pintail \Pin"tail`\, n.
      1. (Zo[94]l.) A northern duck ({Dafila acuta}), native of
            both continents. The adult male has a long, tapering tail.
            Called also {gray duck}, {piketail}, {piket-tail},
            {spike-tail}, {split-tail}, {springtail}, {sea pheasant},
            and {gray widgeon}.
  
      2. (Zo[94]l.) The sharp-tailed grouse of the great plains and
            Rocky Mountains ({Pedioc[91]tes phasianellus}); -- called
            also {pintailed grouse}, {pintailed chicken},
            {springtail}, and {sharptail}.
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