surf scoter

  1. a large, North American scoter, Melanitta perspicillata, the adult male of which is black with two white patches on the head.

Origin of surf scoter

First recorded in 1825–35

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British Dictionary definitions for surf scoter

surf scoter

  1. a North American scoter, Melanitta perspicillata, having white patches on the head

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