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Canada goose

or Canadian goose

a common wild goose, Branta canadensis, of North America.
Origin of Canada goose
1725-35 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • The canada-goose is a water-fowl, of the shape of a goose; but twice as large and heavy.

    The History of Louisiana Le Page Du Pratz
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Canada goose

a large common greyish-brown North American goose, Branta canadensis, with a black neck and head and a white throat patch
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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