Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A goose of the genus Chen; a snow-goose.
- n. US, Canada, dialects Either of two North American wild geese of the genus Chen, the snow goose (white wavy) or the blue goose (blue wavy).
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Zoöl.), Canadian, & Local U. S. The snow goose.
- According to one theory, from Cree. An alternative etymology, perhaps a folk etymology, attributes the name to their peculiar, wavy flight. (Wiktionary)
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