Definition of Anseriformes

1. Noun. Ducks; geese; swans; screamers.




Definition of Anseriformes

1. n. pl. A division of birds including the geese, ducks, and closely allied forms.

Medical Definition of Anseriformes

1. A division of birds including the geese, ducks, and closely allied forms. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anseriformes

ansa peduncularis
ansa sacralis
ansa subclavia
ansae
ansae nervorum spinalium
ansamycin
ansamycins
ansate
ansated
ansatz
anschauung
anserated
anseres
anseriform
anseriform bird
anseriformes (current term)
anserine
anserine bursa
anserine bursitis
anserines
ansermetite
anserous
ansible
ansibles
ansiform
ansiform lobule
anslaight
ansotomy
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Literary usage of Anseriformes

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1. A Hand-book to the Birds of Great Britain by Richard Bowdler Sharpe (1896)
"The eggs are two in number, and are of a chalky-white. Axis, 3'55-37 inches; diam., 1-15. THE GEESE, SWANS, AND DUCKS. ORDER anseriformes. ..."

2. The Zoological Record ...: Being Records of Zoological Literature by Zoological Record Association (London, England), Zoological Society of London (1896)
"London, 1895, pp. 271-273, pi. xvii. Order anseriformes. Catalogue of ; SALVADORI, Cat. B. Brit. Mus. xxvii, pp. 1-493, pis. iv. Suborder PALAMEDE^E. Chauna ..."

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