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
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It will be three for the remainder of the state, which may include three white, two dark and not more than one small Canada goose, including Aleutian Canadian.