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white wavey

noun
  1. See under wavey.
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Origin of white wavey

First recorded in 1775–85

wavey

[wey-vee]
noun, plural wa·veys.
  1. 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 white wavey

wavey

noun
  1. Canadian a snow goose or other wild gooseAlso called: wawa
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Word Origin

via Canadian French from Algonquian (Cree wehwew)
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