emperor goose

noun

Definition of emperor goose

: a medium-sized goose (Philacte canagica) of the coast of Alaska and adjacent islands having ashen gray plumage barred with black and white, a white head and nape, black foreneck, and yellow-orange feet

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First Known Use of emperor goose

1869, in the meaning defined above

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“Emperor goose.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/emperor%20goose. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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