noun, plural sco·ters, (especially collectively) sco·ter.
Origin of scoter
Examples from the Web for scoter
John shot a fine male of the Scoter Duck, which is scarce here.Audubon and his Journals, Volume I (of 2)|Maria R. Audubon
The coming of the scoter brought flush times, and in hard weather our takes were tremendous.The Confessions of a Poacher|Anonymous
This Scoter is an adept diver; in fact, almost all its food is obtained in that way.British Sea Birds|Charles Dixon
It closely resembles the American Scoter, of which it is probably a variety.Reptiles and Birds|Louis Figuier
This Scoter is an American species and is only an accidental visitor to European coasts.