Scaup vs Scaur - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between scaup and scaur

is that scaup is any of three species of small diving duck in the genus aythya while scaur is (chiefly|scotland) a steep cliff or bank.

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scaup

English

Noun

(en-noun)
  • Any of three species of small diving duck in the genus Aythya .
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  • (Scotland) ; a bed or stratum of shellfish.
  • Derived terms

    * greater scaup, Aythya marila * lesser scaup, Aythya affinis * New Zealand scaup, Aythya novaeseelandiae

    See also

    * (wikipedia "scaup") * (Aythya) * (Aythya marila) * (Aythya affinis) * (Aythya novaeseelandiae) * (commonslite)

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    scaur

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (chiefly, Scotland) A steep cliff or bank.
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