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.

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Also called, British, common teal.

Origin of green-winged teal

First recorded in 1630–40
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