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Princeton's WordNet

  1. loon(noun)

    a worthless lazy fellow

  2. loon, diver(noun)

    large somewhat primitive fish-eating diving bird of the northern hemisphere having webbed feet placed far back; related to the grebes

  3. addle-head, addlehead, loon, birdbrain(noun)

    a person with confused ideas; incapable of serious thought

Webster Dictionary

  1. Loon(noun)

    a sorry fellow; a worthless person; a rogue

  2. Loon(noun)

    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

  3. Origin: [Scot. loun, lown, loon; akin to OD. loen a stupid man; prob. for an older lown, and akin to E. lame.]

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  1. Loon

    The loons or divers are a group of aquatic birds found in many parts of North America and northern Eurasia. All living species of loons are members of the genus Gavia, family Gaviidae and order Gaviiformes.


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