- a wild North American goose of the genus Chen, as the snow goose (white wavey) or blue goose (blue wavey).
Origin of wavey
1735–45; earlier weywey < Cree we·hwe·w
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How does the wavey know where to find the rush-grown inland pools?
Something, which may be the result of generations of accumulated observation, guides the wavey and the caribou.
Then follow the brants, wavey, or laughing geese, which are all smaller varieties.Winter Adventures of Three Boys
Egerton R. Young
Like the Horned Wavey, they never fly with the lead of the coast, but are always seen to come from the Westward.
- Canadian a snow goose or other wild gooseAlso called: wawa
via Canadian French from Algonquian (Cree wehwew)