Smew vs Merganser - What's the difference?

smew | merganser |

Smew is a see also of merganser.


As nouns the difference between smew and merganser

is that smew is a small compact diving duck, mergus albellus , that breeds in the northern taiga of europe and asia and winters on sheltered coasts or inland lakes while merganser is any of various diving ducks of the genera mergus'' or ''lophodytes , which feed on fish and have a sharply serrated bill.

smew

English

(wikipedia smew)

Noun

(en noun)
  • A small compact diving duck, Mergus albellus , that breeds in the northern taiga of Europe and Asia and winters on sheltered coasts or inland lakes.
  • Anagrams

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    merganser

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Any of various diving ducks of the genera Mergus'' or ''Lophodytes , which feed on fish and have a sharply serrated bill.
  • Synonyms

    * (Eurasian) goosander, Mergus merganser

    Derived terms

    * †Auckland merganser (also Auckland Islands merganser), (extinct) * Brazilian merganser, ''Mergus octosetaceus' * common merganser, Mergus merganser * hooded merganser, Lophodytes cucullatus * red-breasted merganser, Mergus serrator * scaly-sided merganser, Mergus squamatus * typical merganser, Mergus

    See also

    * smew, Mergellus albellus'' (also sometimes ''Mergus albellus ) * , Mergellus albellus