Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A small North American diving duck (Bucephala albeola) having black and white plumage and a densely feathered, rounded head.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who has a large or stupid head, like a buffalo's.
  • noun Same as buffle, 2.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete One who has a large head; a heavy, stupid fellow.
  • noun (Zoöl.) The buffel duck. See Buffel duck.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A duck in the goldeneye genus, Bucephala albeola.
  • noun obsolete One who has a large head; a heavy, stupid fellow.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun small North American diving duck; males have bushy head plumage

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Obsolete buffle, buffalo (from French, from Late Latin būfalus; see buffalo) + head.]

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From buffle +‎ head.

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