Etymology
Advertisement

sawbill (n.)

name given to several bird species with serrated bills, by 1763; see saw (n.1) + bill (n.2).

Advertisement
Advertisement
Definitions of sawbill

sawbill (n.)
large crested fish-eating diving duck having a slender hooked bill with serrated edges;
Synonyms: merganser / fish duck / sheldrake
From wordnet.princeton.edu