blue wavey


noun, plural wa·veys.
  1. a wild North American goose of the genus Chen, as the snow goose (white wavey) or blue goose (blue wavey).

Origin of wavey

1735–45; earlier weywey < Cree we·hwe·w Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

British Dictionary definitions for blue wavey


  1. Canadian a snow goose or other wild gooseAlso called: wawa

Word Origin for wavey

via Canadian French from Algonquian (Cree wehwew)
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