Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A person with red hair.
  • n. A North American duck (Aythya americana), the male of which has black and gray plumage and a reddish head.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person with red hair.
  • n. A North American duck Aythya americana, highly esteemed as a game bird.
  • n. A kind of milkweed Asclepias curassavica with red flowers, formerly used in medicine.
  • n. Chinese red-headed centipede
  • n. red-headed bunting
  • n. red-headed titi
  • n. red-headed vulture
  • n. red-headed woodpecker Melanerpes erythrocephalus

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A person having red hair.
  • n.
  • n. An American duck (Aythya Americana) highly esteemed as a game bird. It is closely allied to the canvasback, but is smaller and its head brighter red. Called also red-headed duck. American poachard, grayback, and fall duck. See Illust. under Poachard.
  • n. The red-headed woodpecker. See Woodpecker.
  • n. A kind of milkweed (Asclepias Curassavica) with red flowers. It is used in medicine.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A person having red hair.
  • n. A red-headed duck, the pochard, Fuligula or Æthyia ferina, a common bird of Europe, a variety of which bears the same name in America and is called more fully red-headed duck, red-headed raftduck, red-headed broadbill, also grayback, Washington canvasback, and American pochard.
  • n. The red-headed woodpecker, Melanerpes erythrocephalus. See cut under Melanerpes.
  • n. A tropical milkweed, Asclepias Curassavica, with umbels of bright-red flowers.

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

  • n. someone who has red hair
  • n. North American diving duck with a grey-and-black body and reddish-brown head
  • n. black-and-white North American woodpecker having a red head and neck

Etymologies

red +‎ head. (Wiktionary)

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