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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.
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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 13...
- accepted; they are: Pseudonaja affinis affinis Günther, 1872 — coastal mainland Western Australia Pseudonaja affinis exilis Storr, 1989 — mainland Western...
- The western mosquitofish (Gambusia affinis) is a North American freshwater poeciliid fish, also known commonly, if ambiguously, as simply mosquitofish...
- (Hymenoptera: Vespidae). “Vespa affinis” at http://www.vespa-bicolor.net/main/vespid/vespa-affinis.htm. Accessed on 01.10.2017. “Vespa affinis” at http://www.vespa-bicolor...
- Polynesia. Euthynnus affinis formerly was known as Euthynnus yaito. Collette, B.; Chang, S.-K.; Fox, W.; et al. (2011). "Euthynnus affinis". The IUCN Red List...
- The golden otocinclus (Macrotocinclus affinis, formerly Otocinclus affinis) is one of the smallest known suckermouth catfish, often called a 'dwarf oto'...
- The Togian golden bulbul (Hypsipetes aureus) is a species of p****erine bird in the bulbul family Pyc****tidae. It is endemic to the Togian Islands in Indonesia...
- The fragrant flowers of Sphaerocoryne affinis are highly regarded in Cambodia and Thailand. Sphaerocoryne affinis is a tree that reaches a height of 8–12 m...
- Florissant fossil beds in Florissant, Colorado, including Sequoia affinis. A trio of Sequoia affinis fossilized stumps—believed to be three basal shoot clones...
- information related to Atypus affinis. Atypus affinis, the purseweb spider, is a mygalomorph spider from Europe and North Africa. A. affinis is found throughout...