Definition of Anser cygnoides

1. Noun. Very large wild goose of northeast Asia; interbreeds freely with the greylag.

Exact synonyms: Chinese Goose
Generic synonyms: Goose
Group relationships: Anser, Genus Anser

Lexicographical Neighbors of Anser Cygnoides

Anoplocephala perfoliata
Anoplophora glabripennis
Anostraca
Anouilh
Anrep
Anrep effect
Anrep phenomenon
Ansaid
Ansar al-Islam
Ansar al Islam
Anschluss
Anselm
Anselmic
Anser
Anser anser
Anser cygnoides
Anserinae
Anshan
Anshar
Anshur
Anson
Ansus
Antabuse
Antaean
Antakarinya
Antakiya
Antakya
Antalya
Antananarivo
Antara

Literary usage of Anser cygnoides

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Transactions of the Asiatic Society of Japan by Asiatic Society of Japan (1881)
"Obtained in Tokio and Yezo. Specimens in the Hakodate Museum. (Seebohm, ‘This,' 1879, p. 22.) 26. anser cygnoides, L. [623] Jap. ..."

2. A Manual of Zoology by Richard Hertwig (1912)
"... the same is true of hybrids obtained from the wild buck and the domesticated she-goat; from anser cygnoides and A. domes tints; f rom Salmo salvelinus ..."

3. The Birds of Jamaica: Being a History of the Bird, Its Structure, and Habits by Philip Henry Gosse, Alfred Edmund Brehm, Richard Hill (1874)
"... Bean Goose, White- fronted Goose, Lesser White-fronted Goose (Anser minutus), Swan Goose (anser cygnoides), and most of the northern Ducks. ..."

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