greylag

greylag goose

/ (ˈɡreɪˌlæɡ) /

noun

a large grey Eurasian goose, Anser anser: the ancestor of many domestic breeds of gooseUS spelling: graylag

Word Origin for greylag

C18: from grey + lag 1, from its migrating later than other species
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