blue-winged teal
noun Date: 1789 a North American dabbling duck (Anas discors) with a blue patch on each wing and in the male a white crescent on each cheek

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  • blue-winged teal — ☆ blue winged teal [blo͞o′wiŋd΄ ] n. a small North American duck (Anas discors) found on ponds and rivers …   English World dictionary

  • Blue-winged Teal — Taxobox name = Blue winged Teal status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 image width = 250px regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Anseriformes familia = Anatidae genus = Anas (disputed) species = A. discors binomial = Anas… …   Wikipedia

  • blue-winged teal — noun American teal • Syn: ↑bluewing, ↑Anas discors • Hypernyms: ↑teal * * * noun : an American teal (Anas discors) resembling the green winged teal but having blue wing coverts and a large white crescent on each cheek * * * /blooh w …   Useful english dictionary

  • blue-winged teal — mėlynsparnė kryklė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Anas discors; Spatula discors angl. blue winged teal vok. Blauflügelente, f rus. голубокрылый чирок, m pranc. sarcelle soucrourou, f ryšiai: platesnis terminas –… …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • blue-winged teal — /blooh wingd / a small duck, Anas discors, inhabiting ponds and rivers of North America, having a dull brown mottled body and grayish blue patches on the wings. [1630 40] * * * …   Universalium

  • blue-winged teal — /ˌblu wɪŋd ˈtil/ (say .blooh wingd teel) noun a small pond and river duck, Anas discors, of North America, with greyish blue patches on the wings …   Australian English dictionary

  • Blue-winged — may refer to:* Blue winged Goose, large sheldgoose * Blue winged Kookaburra, bird of Australia * Blue winged Leafbird, leafbird of Southeast Asia * Blue winged Macaw, a specie of bird from South America * Blue winged Teal, small dabbling duck *… …   Wikipedia

  • Green-winged Teal — male A pair, male in nuptial plumage at rear …   Wikipedia

  • Teal — (t[=e]l), n. [OE. tele; akin to D. teling a generation, production, teal, telen to breed, produce, and E. till to cultivate. The English word probably once meant, a brood or flock. See {Till} to cultivate.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Teal duck — Teal Teal (t[=e]l), n. [OE. tele; akin to D. teling a generation, production, teal, telen to breed, produce, and E. till to cultivate. The English word probably once meant, a brood or flock. See {Till} to cultivate.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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