green-winged teal

[ green-wingd ]
/ ˈgrinˌwɪŋd /

noun

a small freshwater duck, Anas crecca, of Eurasia and North America, having an iridescent green speculum in the wing.

Nearby words

  1. green-collar,
  2. green-eyed,
  3. green-eyed monster,
  4. green-light,
  5. green-wellie,
  6. greenaway,
  7. greenaway, kate,
  8. greenback,
  9. greenback party,
  10. greenbelt

Origin of green-winged teal

First recorded in 1630–40

Also called, British, common teal.

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