Definition of Garganey

1. Noun. Small Eurasian teal.

Exact synonyms: Anas Querquedula
Generic synonyms: Teal



Definition of Garganey

1. n. A small European duck (Anas querquedula); -- called also cricket teal, and summer teal.

Definition of Garganey

1. Noun. A small dabbling duck, ''Anas querquedula'', that breeds in much of Europe and western Asia, and winters in Africa. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Garganey

1. a small duck [n -NEYS]

Medical Definition of Garganey

1. A small European duck (Anas querquedula). Synonym: cricket teal, and summer teal. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Garganey

garderobe
garderobes
gardner syndrome
gardon
gardyloo
gardyloos
gare
garefowl
garefowls
garfish
garfishes
gargalesis
gargalesthesia
garganey (current term)
garganeys
gargantua
gargantuan
gargantuan mastitis
gargantuanly
gargantuas
gargarism
gargarisms
gargarize
gargarized
gargarizes
gargarizing
garget
gargets

Literary usage of Garganey

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1. A history of British birds by Francis Orpen Morris (1856)
"garganey. garganey TEAL. SUMMER TEAL. garganey DUCK. ... In Yorkshire the garganey has more or less frequently occurred near Doncaster, York, Barnsley, ..."

2. A history of British birds, indigenous and migratory by William Macgillivray (1852)
"Mont . Ornith. Diet. and Supplt. Canard Sarcelle d'ete. Anas Querquedula. Temm. Man. d'Orn. II. 844. garganey Teal. ..."

3. A History of British Birds by William Yarrell, Alfred Newton, Howard Saunders (1884)
"INTERMEDIATE in size between the Teal and the Wigeon (the bird next in succession to be described), the garganey is a rather rare or local species which ..."

4. A history of British birds by Francis Orpen Morris (1856)
"garganey. garganey TEAL. SUMMER TEAL. garganey DUCK. ... In Yorkshire the garganey has more or less frequently occurred near Doncaster, York, Barnsley, ..."

5. A history of British birds, indigenous and migratory by William Macgillivray (1852)
"Mont . Ornith. Diet. and Supplt. Canard Sarcelle d'ete. Anas Querquedula. Temm. Man. d'Orn. II. 844. garganey Teal. ..."

6. A History of British Birds by William Yarrell, Alfred Newton, Howard Saunders (1884)
"INTERMEDIATE in size between the Teal and the Wigeon (the bird next in succession to be described), the garganey is a rather rare or local species which ..."

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