Definition of 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.
colors (part of speech: noun)
bird (part of speech: noun)
goose, ringtail, sheldrake, crested jay, starling, penguin, yellowbird, pelican, bluebill, crane, barn owl, condor, turkey, lark, rook, blackbird, partridge, egret, stork, crow, ibis, duck, bird, mallard, heron, nuthatch, tern, parakeet, grouse, swan, road runner, owl, vulture, loon, hummingbird, parrot, wren, thrush, bittern, peregrine, mourning dove, harrier, dove, horned owl, kingfisher, canary, sandpiper, woodpecker, gull, peacock, mockingbird, osprey, tit, cormorant, eagle, cuckoo, weaver, ostrich, grosbeak, cockatoo, jackdaw, cardinal, dodo, chickadee, goldfinch, sea gull, oriole, pigeon, coot, swift, quetzal, falcon, hawk, grackle, nightingale, redbird, booby, waxwing, spoonbill, robin, Canada goose, blue jay, myna, squab, bluebird, redwing, lovebird, swallow, plover, curlew, bald eagle, macaw, emu, cassowary, puffin, turtledove, flamingo, magpie, pheasant, songbird, finch, jay, buzzard, bullfinch, sparrow, snipe, albatross, raven
- The remains of teal make excellent hash. - "The Book of Household Management", Mrs. Isabella Beeton.
- The alder- buds were bursting; geese and teal and mallard swarmed about the river margin. - "The Magnetic North", Elizabeth Robins (C. E. Raimond).
- I was intending to let the Teal lock out ahead of me, and then pull as closely as possible in her wake, so as to have her below me to pick up the pieces in case anything went wrong. - "Down the Columbia", Lewis R. Freeman.