Steamer duck(redirected from Tachyeres)
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|(Zool.)||a sea duck (Tachyeres cinereus), native of Patagonia and Terra del Fuego, which swims and dives with great agility, but which, when full grown, is incapable of flight, owing to its very small wings. Called also loggerhead, race horse, and side-wheel duck.|
See also: Steamer
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.