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Urinator imber
Loon Loon, n. [For older loom, Icel. l?mr; akin to Dan. & Sw. lom.] (Zo["o]l.) Any one of several aquatic, wed-footed, northern birds of the genus Urinator (formerly Colymbus), noted for their expertness in diving and swimming under water. The common loon, or great northern diver (Urinator imber, or Colymbus torquatus), and the red-throated loon or diver (U. septentrionalis), are the best known species. See Diver.
Urinator imber
Diver Div"er, n. 1. One who, or that which, dives. Divers and fishers for pearls. --Woodward. 2. Fig.: One who goes deeply into a subject, study, or business. ``A diver into causes.' --Sir H. Wotton. 3. (Zo["o]l.) Any bird of certain genera, as Urinator (formerly Colymbus), or the allied genus Colymbus, or Podiceps, remarkable for their agility in diving. Note: The northern diver (Urinator imber) is the loon; the black diver or velvet scoter (Oidemia fusca) is a sea duck. See Loon, and Scoter.

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