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- n. A pygmy goose of the genus Nettepus.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One of several species of pygmy geese, of the genus Nettepus. They are about the size of a teal, and inhabit Africa, India, and Australia.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A very small goose of the genus Nettapus, about as large as a teal, of which there are several species in India, South Africa, Australia, etc.
Compare goose, gosling, and see -let. (Wiktionary)