from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of ducks, of the subfamily Fuligulinæ, based by Baird in 1858 upon the buffle-headed duck of North America (Anas albeola of Linnæus, Fuligula albeola of authors in general, now Bucephala albeola), including also the garrots, called by him Bucephala americana and B. islandica. See buffle.

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  • n. buffleheads and goldeneyes


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