- a grebe, especially the pied-billed grebe.
Origin of helldiver
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The Helldiver, which had been closest to us when our signal had been picked up, was the first ship in.Four-Day Planet
Henry Beam Piper
- US informal a small greyish-brown North American grebe, Podilymbus podiceps, with a small billAlso called: pied-billed grebe, dabchick
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