Steller's eider


Stel·​ler's eider
variants or less commonly Steller's duck
: an eider duck (Polysticta stelleri) of Alaska and eastern Asia having a white head and black collar

Word History


after Georg W. Steller †1746 German naturalist

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“Steller's eider.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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