(not in ornithological use) another name for the great northern diver
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Word Origin for ember goose
C18: from Norwegian emmer-gaas
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Examples from the Web for ember goose
Ember-goose (Colymbus septentrionalis), an aquatic bird, known also as the great northern diver and loon.The New Gresham Encyclopedia|Various