sea duck


Definition of sea duck

: a diving duck (such as a scoter, merganser, or eider) that frequents the sea

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In winter, tens of thousands of the threatened Steller's eider sea ducks stay in Izembek and molt. Author: Juliet Eilperin, Anchorage Daily News, "Interior Department strikes deal with Alaska village for road through national wildlife refuge," 6 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of sea duck

1753, in the meaning defined above

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