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A. querquedula


a small Eurasian teal


animal noun (animals and microorganisms)


A. querquedula*
(* A. querquedula may be used in a singular or plural context)

Original source:

Princeton WordNet


Anas querquedula [species] | garganey

Definition references  (+images)


Garganey | Anas querquedula [species]

a small dabbling duck. It breeds in much of Europe and western Asia, but is strictly migratory, with the entire population moving to southern Africa, India, and Australasia in winter, where large flocks can occur. This species was first described by ... (41 of 581 words, 2 images)


Collins Dictionary:

garganey | Anas querquedula [species]

a small Eurasian duckclosely related to the mallard. The male has a white stripe over each eye (17 of 283 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)


Oxford Dictionary:

garganey | Anas querquedula [species] | Anatidae [family, member of] | garganeys [related]

a small Eurasian duck, the male of which has a dark brown head with a white stripe from the eye to the neck (23 of 59 words, pronunciation)


American Heritage Dictionary:

garganey | garganeys [plural] | Anas querquedula [species]

A small European duck "(Anas querquedula") having a conspicuous white stripe over each eye and down the back of the head in the male. (24 of 43 words, pronunciation)


New World Dictionary:

garganey | Anas querquedula [species]

a small freshwater European duck resembling the American blue-winged teal (10 of 27 words, pronunciation)


Random House Dictionary:

garganey | garganeys [plural] | Anas querquedula [species]

a small Old World duck. (5 of 14 words, pronunciation)



Anas querquedula | Anas [genus]

A taxonomic species within the genus Anas -- the garganey. (9 of 11 words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/Anas querquedula

Britannica Encyclopedia:

teal [bird]

any of about 15 small ducks of the genus Anas, found on the six major continents and many islands. Within the divisions of true duck species, the teal ... (28 of 170 words, 1 image)



teal | teals [plural] | teal blue [synonym, sense-specific] | Anas [genus, sense-specific]

any of various widely distributed small short-necked dabblers (genus Anas) | "teal blue" (12 of 57 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation, 1 image)


Columbia Encyclopedia:

duck | canvasback | eider | mallard | merganser | teal

common name for wild and domestic waterfowl of the family Anatidae, which also includes geese and swans. It's hunted and bred for its meat, eggs, and ... (26 of 417 words)


Macmillan British Dictionary:

teal | teals [plural]

[uncountable] a colour between blue and green | [countable] a small water bird, similar to a duck (16 of 41 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)


teal [adjective]

between blue and green in colour (6 of 29 words, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/teal 6

Cambridge Dictionary:

teal [entry 1]

a small wild duck (4 of 12 words, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/teal 1

teal [entry 2]

a dark greenish blue colour (5 of 13 words, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/teal 2

Encarta Dictionary:

teal | teals [plural]

a greenish blue color | a small freshwater surface-feeding duck with bright iridescent blue or green patches on the wings. Genus Anas. (21 of 44 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

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