blue-winged teal

[ bloo-wingd ]
/ ˈbluˌwɪŋd /

noun

a small duck, Anas discors, inhabiting ponds and rivers of North America, having a dull-brown mottled body and grayish-blue patches on the wings.

Nearby words

  1. blue-sky,
  2. blue-sky law,
  3. blue-sky thinking,
  4. blue-tongued lizard,
  5. blue-water,
  6. blueback salmon,
  7. bluebead,
  8. bluebeard,
  9. bluebeat,
  10. bluebell

Origin of blue-winged teal

First recorded in 1630–40

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