morillon

noun
mo·​ril·​lon | \ məˈrilən \
plural -s

Definition of morillon

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

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History and Etymology for morillon

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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/morillon. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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