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 Webster]

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  • Labrador duck — Labrador Lab ra*dor , n. A region of British America on the Atlantic coast, north of Newfoundland. [1913 Webster] {Labrador duck} (Zo[ o]l.), a sea duck ({Camtolaimus Labradorius}) allied to the eider ducks. It was formerly common on the coast of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Labrador Duck — Taxobox name = Labrador Duck status = EX status system = iucn3.1 extinct = c.1878 image caption = stuffed male specimen, American Museum of Natural History image2 caption = stuffed Juvenile male specimen, American Museum of Natural History regnum …   Wikipedia

  • labrador duck — noun Usage: usually capitalized L : an extinct black and white sea duck (Camptorhynchus labradorius) related to the eiders * * * an extinct sea duck, Camptorhynchus labradorius, of northern North America, having black and white plumage. [1865 70 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Labrador duck — an extinct sea duck, Camptorhynchus labradorius, of northern North America, having black and white plumage. [1865 70, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • Labrador duck — noun (Camptorhynchus labradorius), an extinct sea duck that was never common, and is believed to be the first bird to become extinct in North America after 1500 …   Wiktionary

  • Labrador — Lab ra*dor , n. A region of British America on the Atlantic coast, north of Newfoundland. [1913 Webster] {Labrador duck} (Zo[ o]l.), a sea duck ({Camtolaimus Labradorius}) allied to the eider ducks. It was formerly common on the coast of New… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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