white-fronted goose


Definition of white-fronted goose

: a large widely distributed grayish brown goose (Anser albifrons) of northern Europe and North America with a white forehead and black, white, and gray underparts — see tule goose

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First Known Use of white-fronted goose

1785, in the meaning defined above

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