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sea duck

noun
1.
any of various diving ducks, as the scaups, goldeneyes, scoters, and eiders, found principally on seas.
Origin
1745-1755
1745-55
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  • Populations of some sea duck species have declined, but the reasons are largely unknown.
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sea duck

noun
1.
any of various large diving ducks, such as the eider and the scoter, that occur along coasts
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