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bluebill

[bloo-bil]
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noun
  1. the scaup duck.

Origin of bluebill

An Americanism dating back to 1805–15; blue + bill2
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Examples from the Web for bluebill

Historical Examples

  • The bluebill is a small fish some four or five inches long, and favourite food for the blue-fish.

    Days in the Open

    Lathan A. Crandall


British Dictionary definitions for bluebill

bluebill

noun
  1. US another name for scaup
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