Canada goose

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Canada goose

or Canadian goose
n.
A large wild goose (Branta canadensis) of North America, having grayish plumage, a black neck and head, and a white throat patch.

Canada goose

n
(Animals) a large common greyish-brown North American goose, Branta canadensis, with a black neck and head and a white throat patch

Can′ada goose′


n.
a common wild goose, Branta canadensis, of North America, with white cheek patches.
[1725–35]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Canada goose - common greyish-brown wild goose of North America with a loud, trumpeting callCanada goose - common greyish-brown wild goose of North America with a loud, trumpeting call
goose - web-footed long-necked typically gregarious migratory aquatic birds usually larger and less aquatic than ducks
Branta, genus Branta - wild geese
Translations
barnacla canadiense
kanadanhanhi
kanadai lúd
References in periodicals archive ?
Geological Survey biologists, along with several helpers, kept a sharp eye out for nests of the dusky Canada goose.
Waterfowl entries may depict the black brant, common merganser, greater scaup or dusky Canada goose, also shown in their customary surroundings.
reducing dusky Canada goose quota from 165 to 90 because of declines in population size;