swan goose

swan goose
noun
: a swanlike goose; specifically : chinese goose

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  • goose — a large waterfowl proverbially noted, I know not why, for foolishness [Johnson], O.E. gos, from P.Gmc. *gans goose (Cf. O.Fris. gos, O.N. gas, O.H.G. gans, Ger. Gans goose ), from PIE *ghans (Cf. Skt. hamsah, masc., hansi, fem., goose, swan; Gk …   Etymology dictionary

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