Net·​ti·​on | \ ˈnetēˌän \

Definition of Nettion

in some classifications
: a genus of ducks comprising the common European teal, the American green-winged teal, and several related birds that are now usually included in Anas

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History and Etymology for Nettion

New Latin, from Greek nēttion duckling, diminutive of nētta duck

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“Nettion.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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