smee
Smew Smew, n. [Perhaps for ice-mew.] (Zo["o]l.) (a) small European merganser ({Mergus albellus}) which has a white crest; -- called also {smee}, {smee duck}, {white merganser}, and {white nun}. (b) The hooded merganser. [Local, U.S.] [1913 Webster]

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