Definition of Anser anser
1. Noun. Common grey wild goose of Europe; ancestor of many domestic breeds.
Generic synonyms: Goose
Group relationships: Anser, Genus Anser
Lexicographical Neighbors of Anser Anser
Literary usage of Anser anser
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1907)
"... II. pt. ix, 1868, pi. xliv. Monotypic, with Anser rossii Cass. (ex Baird MSS.) as type. Genus Anser. Anser ..."
2. The Ibis by British Ornithologists' Union (1892)
"anser anser (L.). Passes through early in autumn and in spring, but is much less numerous than Anser segetum. I do not know of its breeding in East Prussia ..."