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Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Weird Word Wednesday

noun  ei·der \ˈī-dər\
Popularity: Bottom 30% of words
Editor's Note: Did You Know?

Definition of eider
:  any of several large northern sea ducks (genera Somateria and Polystica) having fine soft down that is used by the female for lining the nest —called also eider duck

Origin and Etymology of eider
Dutch, German, or Swedish, from Icelandic æthur, from Old Norse æthr

First Known Use: 1743

Kelley Heckart
Otherworldly tales steeped in myth, magic & romance.

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