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wavey

[ wey-vee ]
/ ˈweɪ vi /
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noun, plural wa·veys.
a wild North American goose of the genus Chen, as the snow goose (white wavey ) or blue goose (blue wavey ).
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Origin of wavey

1735–45; earlier weywey<Cree we·hwe·w
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British Dictionary definitions for wavey

wavey
/ (ˈweɪvɪ) /

noun
Canadian a snow goose or other wild gooseAlso called: wawa

Word Origin for wavey

via Canadian French from Algonquian (Cree wehwew)
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