bluebill

[bloo-bil]
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noun

the scaup duck.

Nearby words

  1. bluebeard,
  2. bluebeat,
  3. bluebell,
  4. blueberry,
  5. blueberry muffin baby,
  6. bluebird,
  7. blueblossom,
  8. bluebonnet,
  9. bluebook,
  10. bluebottle

Origin of bluebill

An Americanism dating back to 1805–15; blue + bill2

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Examples from the Web for 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

bluebill

noun

US another name for scaup
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