plural noun An·ser·es

Definition of Anseres

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of anseres

New Latin, from Latin, plural of anser goose

First Known Use: 1764

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to cast off or become cast off

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