blue goose

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noun

a dark color phase of the snow goose, Chen caerulescens, of North America.

Nearby words

  1. blue fox,
  2. blue funk,
  3. blue funk, in a,
  4. blue gas,
  5. blue giant,
  6. blue grama,
  7. blue grosbeak,
  8. blue ground,
  9. blue grouse,
  10. blue gum

Origin of blue goose

An Americanism dating back to 1870–75

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British Dictionary definitions for blue goose

blue goose

noun

a variety of the snow goose that has a bluish-grey body and white head and neck
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