Pronunciation: (tēl), [key]
—pl. teals, (esp. collectively) teal for 1.
1. any of several species of small dabbling ducks, of worldwide distribution, usually traveling in tight flocks and frequenting ponds and marshes.
2. Also called teal' blue'. a medium to dark greenish blue.
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