greylag goose

World English Dictionary
greylag or greylag goose (ˈɡreɪˌlæɡ)
 
n
US spelling: graylag a large grey Eurasian goose, Anser anser: the ancestor of many domestic breeds of goose
 
[C18: from grey + lag1, from its migrating later than other species]
 
greylag goose or greylag goose
 
n
 
[C18: from grey + lag1, from its migrating later than other species]

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