eider

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Icelandic æðar, genitive of æðr, probably reaching English via Swedish eider (now ejder), from a North Germanic root.

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eider (plural eiders)

  1. Any of the species of the genera Polysticta or Somateria, in the seaduck subfamily Merginae, which line their nests with fine down (taken from their own bodies).

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Old Norse æðr.

Noun[edit]

eider m (plural eiders)

  1. eider

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French eider, from Icelandic æður. Ultimately from Old Norse æðr.

Noun[edit]

eider m (plural eideri)

  1. eider

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Old Norse æðr.

Noun[edit]

eider m (plural eideres)

  1. eider