sea duck

Definitions of sea duck
  1. noun
    any of various large diving ducks found along the seacoast: eider; scoter; merganser
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    eider, eider duck
    duck of the northern hemisphere much valued for the fine soft down of the females
    scooter, scoter
    large black diving duck of northern parts of the northern hemisphere
    Clangula hyemalis, old squaw, oldwife
    a common long-tailed sea duck of the northern parts of the United States
    fish duck, merganser, sawbill, sheldrake
    large crested fish-eating diving duck having a slender hooked bill with serrated edges
    Melanitta nigra, common scoter
    a variety of scoter
    Mergus merganser, goosander
    common merganser of Europe and North America
    American merganser, Mergus merganser americanus
    common North American diving duck considered a variety of the European goosander
    Mergus serrator, red-breasted merganser
    widely distributed merganser of America and Europe
    Mergus albellus, smew
    smallest merganser and most expert diver; found in northern Eurasia
    Lophodytes cucullatus, hooded merganser, hooded sheldrake
    small North American duck with a high circular crest on the male's head
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    small wild or domesticated web-footed broad-billed swimming bird usually having a depressed body and short legs
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