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snow goose

noun
1.
a white North American wild goose, previously classified as the species Chen hyperborea but now considered the light color phase of the blue goose, C. caerulescens.
Origin of snow goose
1765-1775
1765-75, Americanism
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  • snow goose hunting may be a new experience for many hunters.
  • snow goose migration in spring tends to occur farther east than in the fall.
British Dictionary definitions for snow goose

snow goose

noun
1.
a North American goose, Anser hyperboreus (or Chen hyperborea or A. caerulescens), having a white plumage with black wing tips
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