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Labrador duck

noun
1.
an extinct sea duck, Camptorhynchus labradorius, of northern North America, having black and white plumage.
Origin of Labrador duck
1865-1870
1865-70, Americanism
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  • The labrador-duck is one of those birds, the disappearance of which is not easily explained.

    Extinct Birds Walter Rothschild

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