genus Anser

noun
typical geese
Syn: ↑Anser
Hypernyms: ↑bird genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Anatidae, ↑family Anatidae
Member Meronyms:

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  • Anser (genus) — See also Grey Goose (disambiguation) Taxobox name = Anser image width = 240px image caption = Greylag Goose, Anser anser regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves superordo = Galloanserae ordo = Anseriformes familia = Anatidae subfamilia …   Wikipedia

  • Anser — noun typical geese • Syn: ↑genus Anser • Hypernyms: ↑bird genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Anatidae, ↑family Anatidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Anser anser — noun common grey wild goose of Europe; ancestor of many domestic breeds • Syn: ↑greylag, ↑graylag, ↑greylag goose, ↑graylag goose • Hypernyms: ↑goose • Member Holonyms: ↑Anser, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Anser cygnoides — noun very large wild goose of northeast Asia; interbreeds freely with the greylag • Syn: ↑Chinese goose • Hypernyms: ↑goose • Member Holonyms: ↑Anser, ↑genus Anser …   Useful english dictionary

  • Anser anser — Goose Goose (g[=oo]s), n.; pl. {Geese} (g[=e]s). [OE. gos, AS. g[=o]s, pl. g[=e]s; akin to D. & G. gans, Icel. g[=a]s, Dan. gaas, Sw. g[*a]s, Russ. guse. OIr. geiss, L. anser, for hanser, Gr. chh n, Skr. ha[.m]sa. [root]233. Cf. {Gander},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Anser — The word anser comes from Latin, meaning goose , and can refer to:* Anser (genus), the genus of grey geese * The star Anser, or α Vulpeculae , in the constellation Vulpecula * Anser, an ancient Greek erotic poet * ACME Anser, an amphibious jet… …   Wikipedia

  • Anser —       bird genus of the family Anatidae (order Anseriformes). For a general discussion of the genus, see goose; for A. Albifrons, see white fronted goose; for A. anser, see greylag; for A. caerulescens, see snow goose. * * * …   Universalium

  • Chen (genus) — White geese Immature Ross s Goose (Chen rossii, left) and adult Lesser Snow Geese (C. caerulescens caerulescens) Scientific classification …   Wikipedia

  • bird genus — noun a genus of birds • Hypernyms: ↑genus • Hyponyms: ↑genus Protoavis, ↑genus Archaeopteryx, ↑genus Archeopteryx, ↑genus Sinornis, ↑genus Ibero mesornis, ↑gen …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dileptus anser — Scientific classification Domain: Eukaryota …   Wikipedia

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