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bluebill

[bloo-bil] /ˈbluˌbɪl/
noun
1.
the scaup duck.
Origin of bluebill
1805-1815
1805-15, Americanism; blue + bill2
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  • The bluebill is a small fish some four or five inches long, and favourite food for the blue-fish.

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bluebill

/ˈbluːˌbɪl/
noun
1.
(US) another name for scaup
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