dipper

Primary Meanings of dipper

1.
n
a ladle that has a cup with a long handle
2.
n
small North American diving duck; males have bushy head plumage
3.
n
small stocky diving bird without webbed feet; frequents fast-flowing streams and feeds along the bottom
Full Definitions of dipper
1

n a ladle that has a cup with a long handle

Type of:
ladle
a spoon-shaped vessel with a long handle; frequently used to transfer liquids from one container to another
2

n small North American diving duck; males have bushy head plumage

Synonyms:
Bucephela albeola, bufflehead, butterball
Type of:
duck
small wild or domesticated web-footed broad-billed swimming bird usually having a depressed body and short legs
3

n small stocky diving bird without webbed feet; frequents fast-flowing streams and feeds along the bottom

Synonyms:
water ouzel
Types:
Cinclus aquaticus, European water ouzel
a water ouzel of Europe
American water ouzel, Cinclus mexicanus
a water ouzel of western North America
Type of:
oscine, oscine bird
passerine bird having specialized vocal apparatus

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