canvasback

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈkænvəsˌbæk/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈkænvəsˌbæk/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(kanvəs bak′)

Inflections of 'canvasback' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.):
canvasbacks
nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (All usages)
canvasback
nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (Can be used as a collective plural—e.g. "Canvasback are mainly found in North America.")

WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
can•vas•back /ˈkænvəsˌbæk/USA pronunciation   n.[countable]pl.  -backs, (esp. when thought of as a group) -back. 
  1. Birdsa North American duck, the male of which has a whitish back and a reddish brown head and neck.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
can•vas•back  (kanvəs bak′),USA pronunciation n., pl.  -backs,  (esp. collectively) -back. 
  1. Birdsa North American wild duck, Aythya valisineria, the male of which has a whitish back and a reddish-brown head and neck.
  • after the canvaslike color of its back 1595–1605, American.

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
canvasback /ˈkænvəsˌbæk/ n ( pl -backs, -back)
  1. a North American diving duck, Aythyra valisineria, the male of which has a white body and reddish-brown head
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