Gadwall definition

gădwôl
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A duck (Anas strepera) having gray or brown plumage, widely distributed in the Northern Hemisphere.
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A grayish-brown wild duck (Anas strepera) of the freshwater regions of North America.
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Anas strepera, a common and widespread dabbling duck which breeds in the northern hemisphere.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
gadwall
Plural:
gadwalls

Origin of gadwall

  • Origin unknown

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition