bufflehead

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From buffle +‎ head.

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bufflehead (plural buffleheads)

  1. A duck in the goldeneye genus, Bucephala albeola.
  2. (obsolete) One who has a large head; a heavy, stupid fellow.
    • 1694, unknown translation, Plautus
      What makes you stare so, bufflehead?

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