Wigeon meaning

wĭj'ən
Either of two freshwater dabbling ducks, Anas americana of the Americas or A. penelope primarily of Eurasia and Africa, having a grayish or brownish back and a white belly and wing coverts.
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Any of certain wild freshwater ducks.
  • The Eurasian wigeon (Anas penelope), the male of which has a cream-colored crown and reddish-brown head and neck.
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Any of three freshwater dabbling ducks.
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Origin of wigeon

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