greenhead

[ green-hed ]
/ ˈgrinˌhɛd /

noun

a male mallard.

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Origin of greenhead

First recorded in 1805–15; green + head
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Example sentences from the Web for greenhead

  • We closely followed the line of the wall from Chollerford to Greenhead, a distance of about fifteen miles.

    In Unfamiliar England|Thomas Dowler Murphy

British Dictionary definitions for greenhead

greenhead
/ (ˈɡriːnˌhɛd) /

noun

a male mallard
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