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(Animals) another name for dipper2
1. a cuplike container with a long handle, used for dipping.
2. Also called water ouzel. any small, stocky diving bird of the family Cinclidae, related to the thrushes, esp. Cinclus aquaticus of Europe and C. mexicanus of W North America, frequenting streams and rivers.
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|Noun||1.||water ouzel - small stocky diving bird without webbed feet; frequents fast-flowing streams and feeds along the bottom|