didapper

noun
di·​dap·​per | \ˈdīˌdapə(r)\
plural -s

Definition of didapper 

: a dabchick or other small grebe

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History and Etymology for didapper

Middle English dydoppar, probably alteration of Old English dūfedoppa pelican, from dūfan to dive + -doppa diver

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