wigeon

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noun wi·geon \ˈwi-jən\
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Definition of wigeon

plural

wigeon

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wigeons

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widgeon

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widgeons

  1. :  any of several freshwater ducks (genus Anas): such asa :  an Old World duck (Anas penelope) having a large white patch on each wing with the male having a reddish-brown head and buff crownb :  american wigeon

Origin and Etymology of wigeon

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1513


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