plural -s
: any of several European ducks
especially : a female or immature male goldeneye
: a light olive that is greener, stronger, and slightly darker than citrine, greener and deeper than grape green, and greener than old moss green

Word History


French, duck with dark plumage, dark-colored grape from Old French morillon, moreillon, from morel dark brown, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin maurellus, from Latin Maurus Moor

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“Morillon.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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