Sea coot


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Sea coot (Zoöl) A scoter duck.
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In literature:

The Scoter has as many names as characteristics, being called the Sea Coot, the Butter-billed, and the Hollow-billed Coot.
"Birds, Illustrated by Color Photography [July 1897]" by Various
They turned away and Coote remarked that the sea was good for crossing, and asked Kipps if he had been over the water very much.
"Kipps" by H. G. Wells