Querquedule Quer"que*dule, n. [L. querquedula.] (Zool.) (a) A teal. (b) The pintail duck. [1913 Webster]

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  • querquedule — Ornith. (ˈkwɜːkwɪdjuːl) [ad. L. querquedula a species of duck.] a. ‘A genus of ducks, one species of which..is the common teal’ (Worcester, 1860). b. ‘The pin tail duck’ (Webster, 1864, citing Eng. Cyc.) …   Useful english dictionary

  • querquedule — pin tail duck; a teal Unusual Animals …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • q\-cumbersome — 1. (Q cumbersome) (1019↑, 45↓) When a word has too many Qs All of these words are just too Q cumbersome: Albuquerque; equivoque; quaquaversal; querquedule; quinquagesima; quinquangular; quinquarticular; quinqueangled; quinquedentate;… …   Urban English dictionary

  • Unusual Animals — Over the years, a number of correspondents have written to me, asking for the names of words for weird animals beginning with certain letters of the alphabet, especially those beginning with x, q, and z. Here, finally, is a glossary of 320… …   Phrontistery dictionary

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