Definition of Canadian goose

1. Noun. Common greyish-brown wild goose of North America with a loud, trumpeting call.

Exact synonyms: Branta Canadensis, Canada Goose, Honker
Generic synonyms: Goose
Group relationships: Branta, Genus Branta
Derivative terms: Honk



Definition of Canadian goose

1. Noun. (alternative form of Canada goose) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Canadian Goose

Canadian Falls
Canadian Forces
Canadian French
Canadian Maritime Provinces
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Canadian Shield
Canadian aspen
Canadian bacon
Canadian capital
Canadian dollar
Canadian dollars
Canadian fleabane
Canadian football
Canadian goldenrod
Canadian goose
Canadian hemlock
Canadian pondweed
Canadian province
Canadian raising
Canadian red pine
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Canadiana
Canadianise
Canadianism
Canadianisms
Canadianize
Canadianized
Canadianizes
Canadianizing

Literary usage of Canadian goose

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1. The Gardens and Menagerie of the Zoological Society Delineated by Edward Turner Bennett (1831)
"THE canadian goose. ANSER CANADENSIS. RAY. IN the genus Anser the neck is not so much elongated as in the typical Swans, but considerably more so than in ..."

2. Original Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition by Reuben Gold Thwaites (2001)
"... which they find in the marshes this bird is a little larger than the brown brant and a fourth less than the common wild or canadian goose. the head is ..."

3. The Cultivator by New York State Agricultural Society (1849)
"... that the canadian goose, kept in a domestic state in France, was found to interbreed familiarly with the swans. Have any attempts been made to cause ..."

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