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Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Labrador Lab`ra*dor", n. A region of British America on the Atlantic coast, north of Newfoundland. Labrador duck (Zo["o]l.), a sea duck (Camtolaimus Labradorius) allied to the eider ducks. It was formerly common on the coast of New England, but is now supposed to be extinct, no specimens having been reported since 1878. Labrador feldspar. See Labradorite. Labrador tea (Bot.), a name of two low, evergreen shrubs of the genus Ledum (L. palustre and L. latifolium), found in Northern Europe and America. They are used as tea in British America, and in Scandinavia as a substitute for hops.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Skunkhead Skunk"head`, n. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The surf duck. (b) A duck (Camptolaimus Labradorus) which formerly inhabited the Atlantic coast of New England. It is now supposed to be extinct. Called also Labrador duck, and pied duck.



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