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black scoter

noun
1.
a scoter of Eurasia and North America, Melanitta nigra, the adult male of which is black.
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  • The black scoter is also the object of individual sport when it 256 does not arrive in these immense flocks.

    Reptiles and Birds Louis Figuier
  • On the coasts of Picardy, where the black scoter abounds during winter, very destructive means are used for their capture.

    Reptiles and Birds Louis Figuier

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