Definitions for eiderdownˈaɪ dərˌdaʊn

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ei•der•downˈaɪ dərˌdaʊn(n.)

  1. under plumage from the breast of the female eider duck.

  2. a heavy quilt, esp. one filled with eiderdown.

    Category: Clothing

  3. a warm, lightweight knitted or woven fabric, napped on one or both sides.

    Category: Textiles

Princeton's WordNet

  1. eiderdown, duvet, continental quilt(noun)

    a soft quilt usually filled with the down of the eider

  2. eiderdown(noun)

    down of the eider duck


  1. eiderdown(Noun)

    The down of the eider duck, used for stuffing pillows and quilts

  2. eiderdown(Noun)

    A quilt stuffed with this down

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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a bedcover made of the down or soft feathers of the eider duck (a northern sea duck).

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