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Noun: skimmer  ski-mu(r)
  1. A rapid superficial reader
  2. A cooking utensil used to skim fat from the surface of liquids
  3. A stiff hat made of straw with a flat crown
    - boater, leghorn, Panama, Panama hat, sailor, straw hat
  4. Gull-like seabird that flies along the surface of the water with an elongated lower mandible immersed to skim out food

Derived forms: skimmers

Type of: chapeau, coastal diving bird, cooking utensil, cookware, hat, lid [informal], reader

Part of: genus Rynchops, Rynchops

Encyclopedia: Skimmer