Emb·​den ˈem-dən How to pronounce Embden (audio)
: any of a breed of large white domestic geese with an orange bill and deep orange shanks and toes

Word History


Emden, Germany

First Known Use

1903, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Embden was in 1903

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“Embden.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Embden. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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