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

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  • Garganey — Gar ga*ney, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A small European duck ({Anas querquedula}); called also {cricket teal}, and {summer teal}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • garganey — [gär′gə nē] n. [prob. < It dial. garganello < echoic base * garg : see GARGLE] a small freshwater European duck (Anas querquedula) resembling the American blue winged teal …   English World dictionary

  • Garganey — Taxobox name = Garganey status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 status ref =IUCN2006|assessors=BirdLife International|year=2004|id=47206|title=Anas querquedula|downloaded=9 May 2006 Database entry includes justification for why this species is of… …   Wikipedia

  • Garganey — dryžagalvė kryklė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Anas querquedula angl. Garganey vok. Knäkente …   Paukščių anatomijos terminai

  • garganey — dryžagalvė kryklė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Anas querquedula; Querquedula querquedula angl. garganey vok. Knäkente, f rus. чирок трескунок, m pranc. sarcelle d été, f ryšiai: platesnis terminas – plaukiojančiosios… …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • garganey — /gahr geuh nee/, n., pl. garganeys. a small Old World duck, Anas querquedula. [1660 70; according to K. von Gesner, who introduced the term, a dial. form of It garganello name for various teallike ducks; ult. < LL gargala throat; cf. GARGLE] * *… …   Universalium

  • garganey — n. small Eurasian teal …   English contemporary dictionary

  • garganey — [ gα:g(ə)ni] noun (plural same or garganeys) a small duck, the male of which has a brown head with a white stripe from the eye to the neck. [Anas querquedula.] Origin C17: from Ital. dialect garganei, of imitative origin …   English new terms dictionary

  • garganey — gar·ga·ney …   English syllables

  • garganey — /ˈgagəni/ (say gahguhnee) noun a widespread Eurasian duck, Anas querquedula, which appears as a summer visitor to northern Australian wetlands. {Italian dialect} …  

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