Clangula hyemalis
oldwife oldwife n. 1. (Zo["o]l.) The local name of various fishes, as the European black sea bream ({Cantharus lineatus}), the American alewife, etc. [WordNet 1.5]

2. (Zo["o]l.) A tropical Atlantic fish ({Bessy cerca}). [WordNet sense 1]

Syn: queen triggerfish, {Bessy cerca}, oldwench, {Balistes vetula}. [1913 Webster]

3. (Zo["o]l.) A common long-tailed sea duck ({Clangula hyemalis}) of the northern parts of the US; also called {old squaw}. [WordNet sense 2]

Syn: old squaw, {Clangula hyemalis}. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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