from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A small European duck (Anas querquedula) having a conspicuous white stripe over each eye and down the back of the head in the male.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A small dabbling duck, Anas querquedula, that breeds in much of Europe and western Asia, and winters in Africa.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A small European duck (Anas querquedula); -- called also cricket teal, and summer teal.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A kind of teal, the summer teal, Anas querquedula or Querquedula circia, inhabiting the temperate and southern portions of the palearctic region, a summer visitor to Great Britain, and common in India in winter.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. small Eurasian teal
Italian dialectal gargenei, variant of garganello, ultimately from Late Latin gargala, tracheal artery.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)