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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.
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Shoveler Shov"el*er, n. [Also shoveller.] 1. One who, or that which, shovels. 2. (Zo["o]l.) A river duck (Spatula clypeata), native of Europe and America. It has a large bill, broadest towards the tip. The male is handsomely variegated with green, blue, brown, black, and white on the body; the head and neck are dark green. Called also broadbill, spoonbill, shovelbill, and maiden duck. The Australian shoveler, or shovel-nosed duck (S. rhynchotis), is a similar species.
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Broadbill Broad"bill`, n. 1. (Zo["o]l.) A wild duck (Aythya, or Fuligula, marila), which appears in large numbers on the eastern coast of the United States, in autumn; -- called also bluebill, blackhead, raft duck, and scaup duck. See Scaup duck. 2. (Zo["o]l.) The shoveler. See Shoveler.

Meaning of broadbill from wikipedia

- a family of birds known as the African and green broadbills Broadbill may also refer to: Broadbills, a common alternate name for monarch flycatchers in...
- The silver-breasted broadbill (Serilophus lunatus) is a species of bird in the broadbill family, Eurylaimidae. It is monotypic (the only species) within...
- The green broadbill (Calyptomena viridis) also known as the lesser green broadbill is a small bird in the family Calyptomenidae. It was formerly cl****ified...
- The African broadbill, also known as the black-capped broadbill or Delacour's broadbill (Smithornis capensis) is a species of bird in the sub-oscine family...
- The long-tailed broadbill (Psarisomus dalhousiae) is a species of bird that is found in the Himalayas, extending east through Northeastern India to Southeast...
- Two ships of the United States Navy have been named Broadbill. USS Broadbill (SP-823), was a wooden hulled motorboat purchased by the Navy and commissioned...
- Whitehead's broadbill (Calyptomena whiteheadi) is a species of bird in the family Calyptomenidae. It is restricted to montane forests in northern Borneo...
- Micronesian broadbill may refer to: Guam flycatcher, an extinct species of bird formerly endemic to Guam Oceanic flycatcher, a species of bird found on...
- The black-and-yellow broadbill (Eurylaimus ochromalus) is a species of bird in the family Eurylaimidae. It is found in Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar...
- The dusky broadbill (Corydon sumatr****) is a species of bird in the family Eurylaimidae, the broadbills. It is native to Southeast Asia. It may be slowly...
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