a false or baseless, usually derogatory story, report, or rumor.
Cookery. a duck intended or used for food.
an airplane that has its horizontal stabilizer and elevators located forward of the wing.
Also called canard wing. one of two small lifting wings located in front of the main wings.
an early airplane having a pusher engine with the rudder and elevator assembly in front of the wings.
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a false report; rumour or hoax
an aircraft in which the tailplane is mounted in front of the wing
Kanarese. of or relating to Kanara, a part of the Maharashtra province in W India. one of a Dravidian people living mainly in the state of Karnataka, in southwest India. Kannada. Historical Examples Castes and Tribes of Southern India Edgar Thurston The Jesuits, 1534-1921 Thomas J. Campbell Castes and Tribes of Southern India Edgar Thurston […]
a group of mountainous islands in the Atlantic Ocean, near the NW coast of Africa, comprising two provinces of Spain. 2894 sq. mi. (7495 sq. km). plural noun a group of mountainous islands in the Atlantic off the NW coast of Africa, forming an Autonomous Community of Spain. Pop: 1 944 700 (2003 est)
an ocean current of the North Atlantic flowing southward past Spain and North Africa.
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