dipper

Definitions of dipper
  1. noun
    a ladle that has a cup with a long handle
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    type of:
    ladle
    a spoon-shaped vessel with a long handle; frequently used to transfer liquids from one container to another
  2. noun
    small North American diving duck; males have bushy head plumage
    synonyms: Bucephela albeola, bufflehead, butterball
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    type of:
    duck
    small wild or domesticated web-footed broad-billed swimming bird usually having a depressed body and short legs
  3. noun
    small stocky diving bird without webbed feet; frequents fast-flowing streams and feeds along the bottom
    synonyms: water ouzel
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    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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