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teal vs. turquoise

[ teel ]
  1. any of several species of small dabbling ducks, of worldwide distribution, usually traveling in tight flocks and frequenting ponds and marshes.
  2. a medium to dark greenish blue.
[ tur-koiz, -kwoiz ]
  1. an opaque mineral, a basic hydrous copper aluminum phosphate often containing a small amount of iron, sky-blue or greenish-blue in color, cut cabochon as a gem.
  2. a greenish blue or bluish green.

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