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2. (Zo["o]l.) A scaup duck. See below. Scaup duck (Zo["o]l.), any one of several species of northern ducks of the genus Aythya, or Fuligula. The adult males are, in large part, black. The three North American species are: the greater scaup duck (Aythya marila, var. nearctica), called also broadbill, bluebill, blackhead, flock duck, flocking fowl, and raft duck; the lesser scaup duck (A. affinis), called also little bluebill, river broadbill, and shuffler; the tufted, or ring-necked, scaup duck (A. collaris), called also black jack, ringneck, ringbill, ringbill shuffler, etc. See Illust.. of Ring-necked duck, under Ring-necked. The common European scaup, or mussel, duck (A. marila), closely resembles the American variety.
Cypselus affinis
Swift Swift, n. 1. The current of a stream. [R.] --Walton. 2. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of small, long-winged, insectivorous birds of the family Micropodid[ae]. In form and habits the swifts resemble swallows, but they are destitute of complex vocal muscles and are not singing birds, but belong to a widely different group allied to the humming birds. Note: The common European swift (Cypselus, or Micropus, apus) nests in church steeples and under the tiles of roofs, and is noted for its rapid flight and shrill screams. It is called also black martin, black swift, hawk swallow, devil bird, swingdevil, screech martin, and shreik owl. The common American, or chimney, swift (Ch[ae]tura pelagica) has sharp rigid tips to the tail feathers. It attaches its nest to the inner walls of chimneys, and is called also chimney swallow. The Australian swift (Ch[ae]tura caudacuta) also has sharp naked tips to the tail quills. The European Alpine swift (Cypselus melba) is whitish beneath, with a white band across the breast. The common Indian swift is Cypselus affinis. See also Palm swift, under Palm, and Tree swift, under Tree. 3. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of several species of lizards, as the pine lizard. 4. (Zo["o]l.) The ghost moth. See under Ghost. 5. [Cf. Swivel.] A reel, or turning instrument, for winding yarn, thread, etc.; -- used chiefly in the plural. 6. The main card cylinder of a flax-carding machine.
F affinis
Bluebill Blue"bill`, n. (Zo["o]l.) A duck of the genus Fuligula. Two American species (F. marila and F. affinis) are common. See Scaup duck.

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- of Latin and Gr**** words commonly used in systematic names "Species affinis (Affinis)". Dictionary of botanic terminology. cactus-art.biz. Retrieved 2010-12-13...
- Sound recordings of Rhinolophus affinis on BioAcoustica Walston, J.; Kingston, T. & Hutson, A. M. (2008). "Rhinolophus affinis". The IUCN Red List of Threatened...
- The western mosquitofish (Gambusia affinis) is a species of freshwater fish, also known commonly, if ambiguously, as simply mosquitofish or by its generic...
- and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2018). "Euthynnus affinis" in FishBase. February 2018 version. "Euthynnus affinis". Integrated Taxonomic Information System....
- Stachyose is up to 80-90% in dry tubers. S. affinis originates from central and northern China. Before S. affinis had been domesticated, a related crop named...
- affinis are relatively large in size, and like other species of bumblebees, are known to be eusocial organisms. Most nests constructed by B. affinis are...
- accepted; they are: Pseudonaja affinis affinis Günther, 1872 — coastal mainland Western Australia Pseudonaja affinis exilis Storr, 1989 — mainland Western...
- The golden otocinclus (Macrotocinclus affinis, formerly Otocinclus affinis) is one of the smallest known suckermouth catfish, often called a 'dwarf oto'...
- together. “Vespa affinis (Linnaeus, 1764)”, at http://www.hornissenschutz.de/vespa_affinis_engl.htm. Accessed on 01.10.2017. “Vespa affinis” at http://www...
- Platycleis affinis is an insect species belonging to the subfamily Tettigoniinae of family Tettigoniidae. It is found in Southern Europe. Research led...
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