Definition of Genus Anser

1. Noun. Typical geese.

Exact synonyms: Anser
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Anatidae, Family Anatidae
Member holonyms: Anser Cygnoides, Chinese Goose, Anser Anser, Graylag, Graylag Goose, Greylag, Greylag Goose, Chen, Subgenus Chen

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Anser

genus Anhinga
genus Anigozanthus
genus Anisotremus
genus Ankylosaurus
genus Annona
genus Anoa
genus Anodonta
genus Anoectochilus
genus Anogramma
genus Anolis
genus Anomala
genus Anomalops
genus Anomalopteryx
genus Anomia
genus Anopheles
genus Anser (current term)
genus Antedon
genus Antennaria
genus Anthemis
genus Antheraea
genus Anthericum
genus Antheropeas
genus Anthidium
genus Anthoceros
genus Anthonomus
genus Anthriscus
genus Anthurium
genus Anthus
genus Anthyllis
genus Antidorcas

Literary usage of Genus Anser

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1868)
"A more interesting discovery is that of the right humerus of a distinct and larger species of the genus Anser, obtained from the gravel deposits near ..."

2. A History of the Rarer British Birds by Thomas Campbell Eyton (1836)
"The Geese, (genus Anser,) and the Swans, (genus Cygnus,) are now the only ... The species of the genus Anser, found in our islands, are divided into two sub ..."

3. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1907)
"Bds. N. Am., II. pt. ix, 1868, pi. xliv. Monotypic, with Anser rossii Cass. (ex Baird MSS.) as type. genus Anser. ..."

4. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1838)
"We next," continues Mr. Swainson, ' come to the true geese, forming the genus Anser, the typical division of the whole group, and which contains most, ..."

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