Origin of goosander
Examples from the Web for goosander
Smew, smū, n. a bird of the family Anatid, in the same genus as the goosander and mergansers.
The Goosander, in our islands, is as yet only known to breed in a few localities in the Highlands.
The females and young birds of the Goosander and Merganser are popularly called Dun-divers.
In its habits and in the haunts it frequents, the Goosander very closely resembles its smaller ally.
The habits of the Goosander and Merganser are so much alike that further detail is unnecessary.