genus Branta

noun
wild geese
Syn: ↑Branta
Hypernyms: ↑bird genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Anatidae, ↑family Anatidae
Member Meronyms:

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  • Branta — Taxobox name = Black geese image width = 240px image caption = Barnacle Goose ( Branta leucopsis ) regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Anseriformes familia = Anatidae subfamilia = Anserinae genus = Branta genus authority =… …   Wikipedia

  • Branta thessaliensis — Taxobox name = Branta thessaliensis image width = status = fossil fossil range = Late Miocene, 7.5 6.8 mya regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Anseriformes familia = Anatidae genus = Branta species = B. thessaliensis… …   Wikipedia

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

  • Branta canadensis — noun common greyish brown wild goose of North America with a loud, trumpeting call • Syn: ↑honker, ↑Canada goose, ↑Canadian goose • Derivationally related forms: ↑honk (for: ↑honker) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Branta leucopsis — noun European goose smaller than the brant; breeds in the far north • Syn: ↑barnacle goose, ↑barnacle • Hypernyms: ↑goose • Member Holonyms: ↑Branta, ↑genus Branta …   Useful english dictionary

  • Branta Canadensis — 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

  • Branta leucopsis — 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

  • Branta Canadensis — Wild Wild, a. [Compar. {Wilder}; superl. {Wildest}.] [OE. wilde, AS. wilde; akin to OFries. wilde, D. wild, OS. & OHG. wildi, G. wild, Sw. & Dan. vild, Icel. villr wild, bewildered, astray, Goth. wilpeis wild, and G. & OHG. wild game, deer; of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

  • 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

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