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Anser albifrons
Speckled-bill Spec"kled-bill", n. (Zo["o]l.) The American white-fronted goose (Anser albifrons).
Anser anser
Graylag Gray"lag`, n. (Zo["o]l.) The common wild gray goose (Anser anser) of Europe, believed to be the wild form of the domestic goose. See Illust. of Goose.
Anserated
Anserated An"ser*a`ted, a. (Her.) Having the extremities terminate in the heads of eagles, lions, etc.; as, an anserated cross.
Anseres
Anseres An"se*res, n. pl. [L., geese.] (Zo["o]l.) A Linn[ae]an order of aquatic birds swimming by means of webbed feet, as the duck, or of lobed feet, as the grebe. In this order were included the geese, ducks, auks, divers, gulls, petrels, etc.
Anseriformes
Anseriformes An`se*ri*for"mes, n. pl. (Zo["o]l.) A division of birds including the geese, ducks, and closely allied forms.
Anserine
Anserine An"ser*ine, a. [L. anserinus, fr. anser a goose.] 1. Pertaining to, or resembling, a goose, or the skin of a goose. 2. (Zo["o]l.) Pertaining to the Anseres.
Anserous
Anserous An"ser*ous, a. [L. anser a goose.] Resembling a goose; silly; simple. --Sydney Smith.
Cleanser
Cleanser Cleans"er, n. [AS. cl[=ae]nsere.] One who, or that which, cleanses; a detergent. --Arbuthnot.
Hooded merganser
Hooded Hood"ed, a. 1. Covered with a hood. 2. Furnished with a hood or something like a hood. 3. Hood-shaped; esp. (Bot.), rolled up like a cornet of paper; cuculate, as the spethe of the Indian turnip. 4. (Zo["o]l.) (a) Having the head conspicuously different in color from the rest of the plumage; -- said of birds. (b) Having a hoodlike crest or prominence on the head or neck; as, the hooded seal; a hooded snake. Hooded crow, a European crow (Corvus cornix); -- called also hoody, dun crow, and royston crow. Hooded gull, the European black-headed pewit or gull. Hooded merganser. See Merganser. Hooded seal, a large North Atlantic seal (Cystophora cristata). The male has a large, inflatible, hoodlike sac upon the head. Called also hoodcap. Hooded sheldrake, the hooded merganser. See Merganser. Hooded snake. See Cobra de capello, Asp, Haje, etc. Hooded warbler, a small American warbler (Sylvania mitrata).
M merganser
Goosander Goos"an`der, n. [OE. gossander, a tautological word formed fr. goose + gander. Cf. Merganser.] (Zo["o]l.) A species of merganser (M. merganser) of Northern Europe and America; -- called also merganser, dundiver, sawbill, sawneb, shelduck, and sheldrake. See Merganser.
Manservant
Manservant Man"serv`ant, n. A male servant.
merganser
Goosander Goos"an`der, n. [OE. gossander, a tautological word formed fr. goose + gander. Cf. Merganser.] (Zo["o]l.) A species of merganser (M. merganser) of Northern Europe and America; -- called also merganser, dundiver, sawbill, sawneb, shelduck, and sheldrake. See Merganser.
Merganser serrator
Earlduck Earl"duck`, n. (Zo["o]l.) The red-breasted merganser (Merganser serrator).
Potentilla Anserina
Silverweed Sil"ver*weed`, n. (Bot.) A perennial rosaceous herb (Potentilla Anserina) having the leaves silvery white beneath.
white merganser
Smew Smew, n. [Perhaps for ice-mew.] (Zo["o]l.) (a) small European merganser (Mergus albellus) which has a white crest; -- called also smee, smee duck, white merganser, and white nun. (b) The hooded merganser. [Local, U.S.]

Meaning of Anser from wikipedia

- Analytic Services, Inc., more known by its acronym ANSER, is a not-for-profit corporation that provides services, largely to the U.S. federal government...
- Anser may refer to: Anser (poet), poet of ancient Rome Anser Farooq, Canadian lawyer ANSER, a security and defense analysis group Anser (bird), the...
- The waterfowl genus Anser includes all grey geese (and sometimes the white geese). Its name is derived from anser the Latin for "goose". It belongs to...
- Domestic geese (Anser anser domesticus or Anser cygnoides domesticus) are domesticated grey geese (either greylag geese or swan geese) that are kept by...
- The greylag goose (Anser anser) is a species of large goose in the waterfowl family Anatidae and the type species of the genus Anser. It has mottled and...
- Geese are waterfowl of the family Anatidae. This group comprises the genera Anser (the grey geese) and Branta (the black geese). Chen, a genus comprising...
- The snow goose (Anser caerulescens), consisting of both a white phase and blue phase (blue goose), is a North American species of goose commonly collectively...
- can be split using binoculars. The star also carries the traditional name Anser, which refers to the goose the little fox holds in its jaws.[citation needed]...
- Play media The greater white-fronted goose (Anser albifrons) is a species of goose related to the smaller lesser white-fronted goose (A. erythropus)....
- including an online banking system and answering machine called the Sega Mega Anser. Nevertheless, the Mega Drive was unable to overtake the venerable Famicom...
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