English version

teal in Birds topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtealteal /tiːl/ noun πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 [countable]HBB a small wild duck2 [uncountable]CC a greenish-blue colour
Examples from the Corpus
tealβ€’ I picked out two golden-eye amongst teal and wigeon.β€’ A shiver of magenta vibrates a yellow aureole of wall, dark teal scribbles a cloud of gray-blue floor.β€’ She was in marvellous form - exactly the same Ivy, talking a great teal about money.β€’ Hawk and heron, teal and lapwing make a habitat in the tall brush and skimpy trees.β€’ Clearly, they are the real deal in teal.β€’ Wildfowl are numerous in winter with thousands of teal as well as wigeon, pintail and shoveler.β€’ Through binoculars we recognised shoveler, teal, pochard and tufted duck, all of which breed in the pools.β€’ On deeper water teal, mallard and great crested grebes bobbed and coots squawked and chased each other noisily.