bucephala definition

  • noun:
    • A genus of ducks, associated with subfamily Fuligulinæ, based by Baird in 1858 upon the buffle-headed duck of North America (Anas albeola of Linnæus, Fuligula albeola of writers generally, today Bucephala albeola), including in addition the garrots, known as by him Bucephala americana and B. islandica. See buffle.
    • buffleheads and goldeneyes

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