Steller's eider

Stel·​ler's eider | \ ˈs(h)telə(r)z- \
variants: or less commonly Steller's duck

Definition of Steller's eider

: an eider duck (Polysticta stelleri) of Alaska and eastern Asia having a white head and black collar

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History and Etymology for Steller's eider

after Georg W. Steller †1746 German naturalist

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“Steller's eider.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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