Bucephala

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Bucephala buffleheads and goldeneyes
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n bucephala 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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Usage

In literature:

Alexander built a city called Bucephala in its memory.
"Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama, Vol 1" by The Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D.
The town, Bucephala, on the Hydaspes, was built near its grave.
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
THE LARVA OF BUCEPHALA 236 135.
"Butterflies and Moths" by William S. Furneaux
TROJAN, E.: 1910, Ein Betrag zur Histologie von Phyllirhoe bucephala.
"The Nature of Animal Light" by E. Newton Harvey
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