Golden-eye

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Golden-eye

(Science: zoology) a duck (Glaucionetta clangula), found in northern Europe, asia, and America. The American variety (var. Americana) is larger. Called whistler, garrot, gowdy, pied widgeon, whiteside, curre, and doucker. Barrow's golden-eye of America (g. Islandica) is less common.