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Definitions of eider in various dictionaries:
noun - duck of the northern hemisphere much valued for the fine soft down of the females
noun - a large sea duck
EIDER - Eiders () are large seaducks in the genus Somateria. The scientific name is derived from Ancient Greek somatos "body" and erion "wool", referring to ...
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|Possible Crossword Clues|
|Down for a pillow, sometimes|
|Kind of duck|
|Spectacled __: northern seabird|
|Possible Jeopardy Clues|
|This type of down comes from the duck of the same name|
|The down of this large sea duck, Somateria mollissima, is used as warm filling in jackets, pillows & quilts|
|The king type of this well-feathered duck dives as far "down" as 180 feet|
|The down this type of duck produces is used to line nests & for jackets, quilts, pillows & sleeping bags|
|Possible Dictionary Clues|
|Any of several large sea ducks, especially of the genus Somateria of northern regions, having soft, commercially valuable down and predominantly black and white plumage in the male.|
|a northern sea duck, of which the male is mainly black-and-white with a coloured head, and the female brown.|
|duck of the northern hemisphere much valued for the fine soft down of the females|
|A northern sea duck, of which the male is mainly black-and-white with a coloured head, and the female brown.|
Eiders () are large seaducks in the genus Somateria. The scientific name is derived from Ancient Greek somatos "body" and erion "wool", referring to eiderdown.The three extant species all breed in the cooler latitudes of the Northern Hemisphere.|
* The down feathers of eider ducks, and some other ducks and geese, are used to fill pillows and quiltsthey have given the name to the type of quilt known as an eiderdown.
* Steller's eider (Polysticta stelleri) is in a different genus despite its name.The call of the duck has been likened to sound of "surprised pantomime dames, or even the comedian Frankie Howerd".