from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A book-name of ducks of the genus Querquedula; a teal.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun A teal.
- noun The pintail duck.
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- noun rare
teal(of the genus Querquedula)
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sionnach commented on the word querquedule
2. pintail duck
October 19, 2008
reesetee commented on the word querquedule
Thanks for reminding me of this word, sionnach. :-) So named because they were originally in the former genus Querquedula, which included teals and garganey.
October 20, 2008
fbharjo commented on the word querquedule
Is a white one a Albuquerquedule? (or an oaken one??) to whom would one ateal? Whose O'pintail would prevail?
March 17, 2012