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magpie goose

noun

  1. a black-and-white gooselike bird, Anseranas semipalmatus, of Australia, believed to be the most primitive waterfowl in existence.


magpie goose

noun

  1. a large black-and-white goose, Anseranas semipalmata, of N Australia and adjacent islands


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Origin of magpie goose1

First recorded in 1895–1900

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