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  Definition of Dipper
  1. small stocky diving bird without webbed feet; frequents fast-flowing streams and feeds along the bottom
  2. small North American diving duck; males have bushy head plumage
  3. a ladle that has a cup with a long handle
  4. a group of seven bright stars in the constellation Ursa Major
  5. a cluster of seven stars in Ursa Minor; at the end of the dipper''s handle is Polaris
Similar Words: water ouzel, bufflehead, butterball, Bucephela albeola, Big Dipper, Dipper, Plough, Charles's Wain, Wain, Wagon, Little Dipper

 

Hyponyms: European water ouzel, Cinclus aquaticus, American water ouzel, Cinclus mexicanus

 

Part Meronyms: Great Bear, Ursa Major, Little Bear, Ursa Minor

 

Member Meronyms: Cinclidae, family Cinclidae, Bucephala, genus Bucephala

 

Derivational Morphology: dunk, dip, souse, plunge, douse

 

Anagrams: pierid

 

 
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