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A affinis 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 affinisSwift 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
3. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of several species of lizards, as the
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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- of Latin
and Gr**** words commonly
used in systematic names
terminology. cactus-art.biz. Retrieved
01.10.2017. “Vespa affinis
” at http://www.vespa-bicolor.net/main/vespid/vespa-affinis
- The western mosquitofish
) is a species
fish, also known
commonly, if ambiguously, as simply mosquitofish
or by its generic...
- Bistorta affinis
affine, Persicaria affinis
), the Himalayan
flower, or knotweed, is a species
of flowering plant
are relatively large
in size, and like other species
of bumblebees, are known
to be eusocial
organisms. Most nests constructed
by B. affinis
- Bathynomus affinis
is a species
of aquatic crustacean
of the order
Isopoda. It is known
from the West Pacific
- The golden otocinclus
, formerly Otocinclus affinis
) is one of the smallest known suckermouth
catfish, often called
a 'dwarf oto'...
- and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2018). "Euthynnus affinis
" in FishBase. February
2018 version. "Euthynnus affinis
". Integrated Taxonomic Information
- dry tubers. S. affinis originates
China. It had been cultivated
by the 13th century. Before
to Panama. "Azilia affinis
Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information
2018-04-21. "Azilia affinis species
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