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harlequin duck

noun
1.
a small diving duck, Histrionicus histrionicus, of North America and Iceland, the male of which has bluish-gray plumage marked with black, white, and chestnut.
Origin
1765-1775
1765-75
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harlequin duck

noun
1.
a northern sea duck, Histrionicus histrionicus, the male of which has a blue and red plumage with black and white markings
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