genus Somateria


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Noun1.genus Somateria - eider ducksgenus Somateria - eider ducks        
bird genus - a genus of birds
Anatidae, family Anatidae - swimming birds having heavy short-legged bodies and bills with a horny tip: swans; geese; ducks
eider, eider duck - duck of the northern hemisphere much valued for the fine soft down of the females
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spectabilis), two members of the genus Somateria, are genetically very close (Livezey, 1995; Kerr et al.