green-winged teal

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green-winged teal

 (grēn′wĭngd′)
n.
A small freshwater duck (Anas crecca) of the Northern Hemisphere, the male of which has gray plumage, a brown and green head, and an iridescent green speculum.
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green′-winged` teal′


n.
a dabbling duck, Anas crecca, of Eurasia and North America, having an iridescent green speculum in the wing.
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Noun1.green-winged teal - common teal of Eurasia and North Americagreen-winged teal - common teal of Eurasia and North America
teal - any of various small short-necked dabbling river ducks of Europe and America
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