Anseres

plural noun
An·​ser·​es

Definition of Anseres

: 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

First Known Use of Anseres

1764, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Anseres

New Latin, from Latin, plural of anser goose

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“Anseres.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Anseres. Accessed 30 Sep. 2022.

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