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ei•der•down



Pronunciation: (ī'dur-doun"), [key]
n.
1. down, or soft feathers, from the breast of the female eider duck.
2. a heavy quilt or comforter, esp. one filled with eiderdown.
3. a warm, lightweight knitted or woven fabric of wool, cotton, or man-made fibers, napped on one or both sides, used for sleepwear, infants' clothing, etc.

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