See also: Eider and êider

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EtymologyEdit

From Icelandic æðar, genitive of æðr, probably reaching English via Swedish eider (now ejder), from a North Germanic root.

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eider (plural eiders)

  1. Any of the species of the genera Polysticta or Somateria, in the seaduck subfamily Merginae, which line their nests with fine down (taken from their own bodies).

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Icelandic æðr or German Eider, the latter also derives from Icelandic.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈɛi̯.dər/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ei‧der
  • Rhymes: -ɛi̯dər

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eider m (plural eiders, diminutive eidertje n)

  1. a type of seaduck; an eider
    Synonym: eidereend

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FrenchEdit

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Ultimately from Old Norse æðr.

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eider m (plural eiders)

  1. eider

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French eider, from Icelandic æður. Ultimately from Old Norse æðr.

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eider m (plural eideri)

  1. eider

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EtymologyEdit

Ultimately from Old Norse æðr.

NounEdit

eider m (plural eideres)

  1. eider