teal

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Etymology[edit]

Probably from an unrecorded Old English word cognate with Middle Dutch teling (teal) Middle Low German telink, from West Germanic *taili. As the name of a shade of dark greenish-blue like the color patterns on the fowl's head and wings, it is attested from 1923.

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teal (plural teals)

  1. Any of various small freshwater ducks of the genus Anas that are brightly coloured and have short necks.
  2. A dark, somewhat bluish-green colour; a dark cyan.
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teal (comparative tealer, superlative tealest)

  1. (colour) having a bluish-green colour

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