A common and widespread dabbling duck, Anas platyrhynchos, whose male has a distinctive dark green head.
(countable) Any of various small freshwater ducks of the genus Anas that are brightly coloured and have short necks.
A drake; the male of Anas boschas.
A dark, somewhat bluish-green colour; a dark cyan.
A large wild duck (Anas boschas) inhabiting both America and Europe. The domestic duck has descended from this species. Called also greenhead.
Having a bluish-green colour
wild dabbling duck from which domestic ducks are descended; widely distributed
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.
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.
a shade of green tinged with blue;
‘they painted it a light shade of bluish green’;
any of various small short-necked dabbling river ducks of Europe and America
a bluish shade of green
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.