from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any large goose of the genus Cereopsis
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of Australian geese, of the family Anatidæ and subfamily Anserinæ having a small and extensively membranous bill, and notably long legs, bare above the suffrago.
- n. A genus of coleopterous insects.
- n. A genus of cælenterates.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Keeper Atkin also showed me an instance of the wisdom of the cereopsis geese, from Van Diemens
Magellanic geese; and the Indian barred-headed goose; and the cereopsis from New Holland.
Zoo employees arrived at work June 22 and found two cereopsis geese and one black swan dead from blunt force trauma and puncture wounds.