Anser

noun An·ser \ˈan(t)sə(r), ˈaan-\

Definition of Anser

  1. :  a genus of birds (family Anatidae) comprising the typical geese with large strongly serrated bills, rather simple plumage patterns, and comparatively short necks — compare branta — see chen

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Origin and Etymology of anser

New Latin, from Latin, goose — more at goose


First Known Use: 1817


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