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Noun1.Anseres - used in some especially older classifications; coextensive with the family Anatidae
animal order - the order of animals
Anseriformes, order Anseriformes - ducks; geese; swans; screamers
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cum ecce tres anseres [sacri] qui, ut puto, medio die solebant ab anu diaria exigere, impetum in me faciunt (136,4).
Invenies naturam in minimis etiam exhibuisse Leones, Tauros, Equos, Canes, Feles, Asinos, Aquilas, Anseres, aquatilium omnis generis.
The answer of Cornelius a Lapide (whose early seventeenth-century commentary, while late, seems in this case to reflect traditional trends in exegesis) to the question 'Cur Deus Hebraeis petentibus carnes, potius coturnices dedit, quam columbas, oves, anseres, etc?