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camtolaimus labradorius Explained

Camtolaimus Labradorius at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Labrador \Lab`ra*dor"\, n.
A region of British America on the Atlantic coast, north of
Newfoundland.

{Labrador duck} (Zo["o]l.), a sea duck ({Camtolaimus
Labradorius}) allied to the eider ducks. It was formerly
common on the coast of New England, but is now supposed to
be extinct, no specimens having been reported since 1878.


{Labrador feldspar}. See {Labradorite}.

{Labrador tea} (Bot.), a name of two low, evergreen shrubs of
the genus {Ledum} ({L. palustre} and {L. latifolium}),
found in Northern Europe and America. They are used as tea
in British America, and in Scandinavia as a substitute for
hops.

Related words:

camter, camteros/is