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Mallard vs. Teal

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Mallard

The mallard () or wild duck (Anas platyrhynchos) is a dabbling duck that breeds throughout the temperate and subtropical Americas, Eurasia, and North Africa, and has been introduced to New Zealand, Australia, Peru, Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina, Chile, Colombia, the Falkland Islands, and South Africa. This duck belongs to the subfamily Anatinae of the waterfowl family Anatidae.
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Teal

Teal is a cyan-green color. Its name comes from that of a bird — the Eurasian teal (Anas crecca) — which presents a similarly colored stripe on its head.
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Mallard

A wild duck (Anas platyrhynchos) found almost worldwide, the male of which has a green head and neck. Most domestic ducks descend from the mallard.
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Teal

Any of several small dabbling ducks, chiefly of the genus Anas, often having brightly marked plumage.
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Mallard

Anas platyrhynchos, a common and widespread dabbling duck, natively found throughout the Northern Hemisphere, whose male has a distinctive dark green head.
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Teal

A moderate or dark bluish green to greenish blue.
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Mallard

A drake; the male of Anas boschas.
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Teal

(countable) Any of various small freshwater ducks of the genus Anas that are brightly coloured and have short necks.
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Mallard

A large wild duck (Anas boschas) inhabiting both America and Europe. The domestic duck has descended from this species. Called also greenhead.
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Teal

A dark, somewhat bluish-green colour; a dark cyan.
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Mallard

Wild dabbling duck from which domestic ducks are descended; widely distributed
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Teal

A politician who espouses environmentally and socially progressive but economically conservative ideas, especially in the context of a group of independent candidates who ran in the 2022 federal election.
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Teal

Having a bluish-green colour
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Teal

Any one of several species of small fresh-water ducks of the genus Anas and the subgenera Querquedula and Nettion. The male is handsomely colored, and has a bright green or blue speculum on the wings.
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Teal

A shade of green tinged with blue;
They painted it a light shade of bluish green
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Teal

Any of various small short-necked dabbling river ducks of Europe and America
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Teal

A bluish shade of green
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