Meaning of eiderdown
Pronunciation: (ī'dur-doun"), [key]
- down, or soft feathers, from the breast of the female eider duck.
- a heavy quilt or comforter, esp. one filled with eiderdown.
- 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.
- eiderdown (Thesaurus)