any of several species of small dabbling ducks, of worldwide distribution, usually traveling in tight flocks and frequenting ponds and marshes.
Also called teal blue . a medium to dark greenish blue.
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How to use teal in a sentence
It may allow you, as an example, to see the difference between seafoam green and teal, rather than just a generic pastel blue-green.
The trail to get here, off Highway 101, is designed for access to the 2,548-foot Gaviota Peak, but the teal pools about a half-mile in are equally popular.
The heat map color is mostly teal, indicating the defense allowed fewer completions there than league average.Which Of The Final Four QBs Has The Best Defensive Matchup? | Josh Hermsmeyer | January 28, 2022 | FiveThirtyEight
The company is also seeing an increase in demand for blazers in jewel tones, including pink and teal.‘Less clean-cut’: How the pandemic changed suiting for work | jim cooper | November 4, 2021 | Digiday
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Most notable, however, is the legendary teal pantsuit Clinton wore when she was sworn in as senator.
And she even matched her manicure to her outfit, flashing nails that were a shade of teal.Michelle Obama at DNC: Tracy Reese Dress With J. Crew Heels (PHOTOS) | Isabel Wilkinson | September 5, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
The hair is most definitely UP, and gone are the usual greys and whites and in its place a shocking aqua-marine teal.
One sweater, in particular, a short-sleeve, shrunken crewneck, was charmingly marked by teardrop-shaped dollops of teal blue.
English-speaking readers will now be able to enjoy for the first time The True Deceiver, translated by Thomas teal.
Cut up the duck or teal, and put it into the sauce, and let it simmer for a long time—the duck having been previously roasted.
Take three teal, season the birds with salt and cayenne, and divide them into neat pieces.
Widgeon may be cooked in as many ways as teal, using the same recipes, substituting widgeon for teal.
A teal builds its nest on her knee, and lays eggs (177-212).Kalevala, Volume I (of 2) | Anonymous
Wasula was as pretty and free as a teal-duck, or a mink with its slender, graceful body and small face.Red Hunters And the Animal People | Charles A. Eastman
British Dictionary definitions for teal
any of various small ducks, such as the Eurasian Anas crecca (common teal) that are related to the mallard and frequent ponds, lakes, and marshes
a greenish-blue colour
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