the scaup duck.

Origin of bluebill

An Americanism dating back to 1805–15; blue + bill2 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for bluebill

Historical Examples of bluebill

  • 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



US another name for scaup
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