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Goosander

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Goosander

(Science: zoology) a species of merganser (M. Merganser) of northern Europe and America; called also merganser, dundiver, sawbill, sawneb, shelduck, and sheldrake. See merganser.

Origin: oe. Gossander, a tautological word formed fr. Goose _ gander. Cf. Merganser.