noun \ˈskp\
plural scaup or scaups

Definition of SCAUP

:  either of two diving ducks (Aythya affinis or A. marila) with the male having a glossy purplish or greenish head and a black breast and tail

Origin of SCAUP

short for scaup duck; scaup probably alteration of scalp bed of shellfish
First Known Use: 1797

Rhymes with SCAUP


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