skimmer

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Etymology[edit]

skim +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

skimmer (plural skimmers)

  1. A device that skims.
  2. A person who skims.
  3. Any of three species of bird in the genus Rynchops of the family Laridae, that feed by skimming the surface of water bodies with their bills in flight.
  4. Any of several large bivalve shells, sometimes used for skimming milk, such as the sea clams and large scallops.

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