plural -s
: teal

Word History


Middle English sarcell, cercelle, from Middle French cercelle, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin cercedula, from Latin querquedula, a duck probably teal, probably modification of Greek kerkithalis heron; akin to Sanskrit kṛkara partridge, Greek korak-, korax raven

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“Sarcelle.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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