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blue–winged teal

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noun \ˈblü-ˌwiŋ(d)-\

Definition of blue–winged teal

  1. :  a North American dabbling duck (Anas discors) with a blue patch on each wing and in the male a white crescent on each cheek



1789

First Known Use of blue–winged teal

1789


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