Scaup vs Caup - What's the difference?

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In scotland|lang=en terms the difference between scaup and caup

is that scaup is (scotland) ; a bed or stratum of shellfish while caup is (scotland) cup.

As nouns the difference between scaup and caup

is that scaup is any of three species of small diving duck in the genus aythya while caup is (scotland) cup.

scaup

English

Noun

(en-noun)
  • Any of three species of small diving duck in the genus Aythya .
  • * {{quote-news, year=2009, date=March 29, author=Deborah Baldwin, title=A Waterside Village With a Big-City Backdrop, work=New York Times citation
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  • (Scotland) ; a bed or stratum of shellfish.
  • Derived terms

    * greater scaup, Aythya marila * lesser scaup, Aythya affinis * New Zealand scaup, Aythya novaeseelandiae

    See also

    * (wikipedia "scaup") * (Aythya) * (Aythya marila) * (Aythya affinis) * (Aythya novaeseelandiae) * (commonslite)

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    caup

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (Scotland) Cup.
  • On Tintock Tap there is a mist / And in the mist there is a kist / And in the kist there is a caup' / And in the '''caup''' there is a drap / Tak' up the '''caup''' and drink the drap / And set the ' caup on Tintock Tap.

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