Bucephala

noun
Bu·​ceph·​a·​la | \ byüˈsefələ \

Definition of Bucephala

: a genus of ducks consisting of the goldeneyes and the buffleheads

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History and Etymology for Bucephala

New Latin, from Greek boukephalē, feminine of boukephalos bullheaded, from bous bull, ox, head of cattle + kephalē head

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“Bucephala.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bucephala. Accessed 17 Jun. 2021.

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