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Canada goose

or Canadian goose

noun

  1. a common wild goose, Branta canadensis, of North America.


Canada goose

noun

  1. a large common greyish-brown North American goose, Branta canadensis, with a black neck and head and a white throat patch


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Word History and Origins

Origin of Canada goose1

First recorded in 1725–35

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Example Sentences

This bird is really a miniature of the Canada Goose, being but twenty-four inches in length.

The Canada Goose travels many thousand miles each year in its migrations.

The Canada Goose is also another prettily-marked variety of goose.

The Canada-Goose is a water-fowl, of the shape of a goose; but twice as large and heavy.

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