Definition of wigeon noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



(also widgeon) noun
BrE BrE//ˈwɪdʒən//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwɪdʒən//
(pl. wigeon, widgeon)
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a type of wild duck Word Originearly 16th cent.: perhaps of imitative origin and suggested by the noun pigeon.
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