Skunkhead
Skunkhead Skunk"head`, n. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The surf duck. (b) A duck ({Camptolaimus Labradorus}) which formerly inhabited the Atlantic coast of New England. It is now supposed to be extinct. Called also {Labrador duck}, and {pied duck}. [1913 Webster]

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  • skunkhead — Scoter Sco ter, n. [Cf. Prov. E. scote to plow up.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of northern sea ducks of the genus {Oidemia}. [1913 Webster] Note: The European scoters are {Oidemia nigra}, called also {black duck}, {black diver}, {surf… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Camptolaimus Labradorus — Skunkhead Skunk head , n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The surf duck. (b) A duck ({Camptolaimus Labradorus}) which formerly inhabited the Atlantic coast of New England. It is now supposed to be extinct. Called also {Labrador duck}, and {pied duck}. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Labrador duck — Skunkhead Skunk head , n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The surf duck. (b) A duck ({Camptolaimus Labradorus}) which formerly inhabited the Atlantic coast of New England. It is now supposed to be extinct. Called also {Labrador duck}, and {pied duck}. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pied duck — Skunkhead Skunk head , n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The surf duck. (b) A duck ({Camptolaimus Labradorus}) which formerly inhabited the Atlantic coast of New England. It is now supposed to be extinct. Called also {Labrador duck}, and {pied duck}. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • baldpate — Scoter Sco ter, n. [Cf. Prov. E. scote to plow up.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of northern sea ducks of the genus {Oidemia}. [1913 Webster] Note: The European scoters are {Oidemia nigra}, called also {black duck}, {black diver}, {surf… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • black coot — Scoter Sco ter, n. [Cf. Prov. E. scote to plow up.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of northern sea ducks of the genus {Oidemia}. [1913 Webster] Note: The European scoters are {Oidemia nigra}, called also {black duck}, {black diver}, {surf… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • black diver — Scoter Sco ter, n. [Cf. Prov. E. scote to plow up.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of northern sea ducks of the genus {Oidemia}. [1913 Webster] Note: The European scoters are {Oidemia nigra}, called also {black duck}, {black diver}, {surf… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • black duck — Scoter Sco ter, n. [Cf. Prov. E. scote to plow up.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of northern sea ducks of the genus {Oidemia}. [1913 Webster] Note: The European scoters are {Oidemia nigra}, called also {black duck}, {black diver}, {surf… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bull coot — Scoter Sco ter, n. [Cf. Prov. E. scote to plow up.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of northern sea ducks of the genus {Oidemia}. [1913 Webster] Note: The European scoters are {Oidemia nigra}, called also {black duck}, {black diver}, {surf… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • butterbill — Scoter Sco ter, n. [Cf. Prov. E. scote to plow up.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of northern sea ducks of the genus {Oidemia}. [1913 Webster] Note: The European scoters are {Oidemia nigra}, called also {black duck}, {black diver}, {surf… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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