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Merganser serrator definitions

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Merganser Mer*gan"ser, n. [Sp. merg['a]nsar, fr. mergo a diver (L. mergus, fr. mergere to dip, dive) + ['a]nsar goose, L. anser.] (Zo["o]l.) Any bird of the genus Merganser, and allied genera. They are allied to the ducks, but have a sharply serrated bill. Note: The red-breasted merganser (Merganser serrator) inhabits both hemispheres. It is called also sawbill, harle, and sheldrake. The American merganser (M. Americanus.) and the hooded merganser (Lophodytes cucullatus) are well-known species. White merganser, the smew or white nun.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Earlduck Earl"duck`, n. (Zo["o]l.) The red-breasted merganser (Merganser serrator).



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