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teal

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noun \ˈtēl\

Simple Definition of teal

  • : a small duck found in Europe and America

  • : a dark greenish-blue color

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of teal

plural

teal

or

teals

  1. 1 :  any of various widely distributed small short-necked dabblers (genus Anas) — compare blue-winged teal, green-winged teal

  2. 2 :  teal blue

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Origin and Etymology of teal

Middle English tele; akin to Middle Dutch teling teal


First Known Use: 14th century


TEAL Defined for Kids

teal

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noun \ˈtēl\

Definition of teal for Students

  1. :  a small wild duck of America and Europe




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