garganey

noun gar·ga·ney \ˈgärgənē\

Definition of garganey

plural

-s

  1. :  a European teal (Anas querquedula) having the male distinguished by a broad white stripe from eye to nape

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Origin and Etymology of garganey

Italian dialect (16th century, region of Bellinzona, Ticino canton, southern Switzerland) garganei, of imitative origin


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