noun, plural spec·u·la [spek-yuh-luh], /ˈspɛk yə lə/, spec·u·lums.
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Videmus nunc per speculum in nigmate, tunc autem facie ad faciem.The Thoughts of Blaise Pascal|Blaise Pascal
The speculum is gray; bill, bluish with a pale blue band across it about a half inch from the end.
The general color is buff, mottled with brown; wing-coverts and speculum, same as the male.
The lesser scaup, or little blue-bill (Aythya affinis) has a white speculum also, but the sheen of the head and neck is purple.
The Daily Speculum rose to a million a day on the strength of its photographs of bridal-parties alone.Gray youth|Oliver Onions