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drake1 British & World English

A male duck

drake2 British & World English

(In fishing) a natural or artificial mayfly, especially a subadult or a gravid female

Drake, Sir Francis British & World English

(Circa 1540–96), English sailor and explorer. He was the first Englishman to circumnavigate the globe (1577–80), in his ship the Golden Hind. He played an important part in the defeat of the Spanish Armada

Drake in Drake Passage British & World English

An area of ocean, noted for its violent storms, connecting the South Atlantic with the South Pacific and separating the southern tip of South America (Cape Horn) from the Antarctic Peninsula

green drake British & World English

The green subadult of certain mayflies

grey drake British & World English

The greyish gravid female of certain mayflies

Drake Passage British & World English

An area of ocean, noted for its violent storms, connecting the South Atlantic with the South Pacific and separating the southern tip of South America (Cape Horn) from the Antarctic Peninsula

Drake equation British & World English

A speculative equation which gives an estimate of the likelihood of discovering intelligent extraterrestrial life in the galaxy, formulated by the US astronomer Frank Drake in 1961

drake English-Spanish

pato m (macho)