Old World duck [Crossword Clue Answer]

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Old World duck [Crossword Clue]

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  • SMEW (4 Letters/Characters)

Crossword Answer Definition

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SMEW

noun

noun: smew; plural noun: smews

  1. a small migratory merganser (diving duck) of northern Eurasia, the male of which has white plumage with a crest and fine black markings.

The smew is a species of duck and is the only living member of the genus Mergellus. Mergellus is a diminutive of Mergus and albellus is from Latin albus “white”. This genus is closely related to Mergus and is sometimes included in it, though it might be closer to the goldeneyes.

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