Anseres

noun
used in some especially older classifications; coextensive with the family Anatidae
Syn: ↑suborder Anseres
Hypernyms: ↑animal order
Member Holonyms: ↑Anseriformes, ↑order Anseriformes

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\\ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌrēz\ noun plural
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, plural of anser goose
: a suborder of Anseriformes usually being coextensive with the family Anatidae and including the ducks, geese, swans, and mergansers or in old classifications including most or all of the web-footed swimming birds and ranking as an order

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  • suborder Anseres — noun used in some especially older classifications; coextensive with the family Anatidae • Syn: ↑Anseres • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Anseriformes, ↑order Anseriformes …   Useful english dictionary

  • ANSER — I. ANSER Poeta Romanus, quem Ovid. procacem vocat, l. 2. Trist. v. 435. Cinna quoque huic comes est, Ciunâque procacior Anser. Propert. l. 2. Eleg. nit. v. 90. ubi de Virgilio: Nec minor his animis, aut si minor, ore canorus Anseris indoctô… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Anseriformes — noun ducks; geese; swans; screamers • Syn: ↑order Anseriformes • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Aves, ↑class Aves • Member Meronyms …   Useful english dictionary

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  • ORNITHONES — seu Aviaria Romanorum, memorantur Varroni de R. R l. 3. c. 3. Nunc Ornithonas dico omnium alitum, quae intra parietes villae solent pasci. Et mox, In binas species dividi possunt: in prima parte ut sint, quae terrâ modo sunt contentae: ut sunt… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

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