from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun 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.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.) 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.

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  • noun A pygmy goose of the genus Nettepus.


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Compare goose, gosling, and see -let.


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