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 (ăn′sə-rīn′, -rĭn)
1. Of or belonging to the subfamily Anserinae, which comprises the geese.
2. Of or resembling a goose; gooselike.

[Latin ānserīnus, pertaining to geese, from ānser, goose; see ghans- in Indo-European roots.]


(ˈænsəˌraɪn; -rɪn) or


1. (Zoology) of or resembling a goose
2. (Zoology) of, relating to, or belonging to the subfamily Anserinae, which includes geese, swans, and certain ducks: family Anatidae, order Anseriformes
3. silly; foolish
[C19: from Latin anserīnus, from anser goose]


(ˈæn səˌraɪn, -rɪn)

also an•ser•ous

(-sər əs)

1. of, pertaining to, or resembling a goose.
2. stupid; foolish; silly.
[1830–40; < Latin anserīnus=anser goose + -īnus -ine1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.anserine - of or resembling a gooseanserine - of or resembling a goose    
zoological science, zoology - the branch of biology that studies animals
2.anserine - having or revealing stupidityanserine - having or revealing stupidity; "ridiculous anserine behavior"; "a dopey answer"; "a dopey kid"; "some fool idea about rewriting authors' books"
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
stupid - lacking or marked by lack of intellectual acuity
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The distal tibial attachment of the superficial medial collateral ligament was identified deep within the pes anserine bursa.
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Carnosine and anserine concentrations in the quadriceps femoris muscle of healthy humans.