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  Words related to dipper

Related / Similar Words: water ouzel, bufflehead, butterball, Bucephela albeola, Big Dipper, Dipper, Plough, Charles's Wain, Wain, Wagon, Little Dipper

 

Definition:
  • small stocky diving bird without webbed feet; frequents fast-flowing streams and feeds along the bottom;
  • small North American diving duck; males have bushy head plumage;
  • a ladle that has a cup with a long handle;
  • a group of seven bright stars in the constellation Ursa Major;
  • a cluster of seven stars in Ursa Minor; at the end of the dipper''s handle is Polaris;

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    Hyponyms: European water ouzel, Cinclus aquaticus, American water ouzel, Cinclus mexicanus

     

    Part Meronyms: Great Bear, Ursa Major, Little Bear, Ursa Minor

     

    Member Meronyms: Cinclidae, family Cinclidae, Bucephala, genus Bucephala

     

    Derivational Morphology: dunk, dip, souse, plunge, douse

     

    Anagrams: pierid

     

     
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