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Barbadoes gooseberry
Gooseberry Goose"ber*ry, n.; pl. Gooseberries, [Corrupted for groseberry or groiseberry, fr. OF. groisele, F. groseille, -- of German origin; cf. G. krausbeere, kr["a]uselbeere (fr. kraus crisp), D. kruisbes, kruisbezie (as if crossberry, fr. kruis cross; for kroesbes, kroesbezie, fr. kroes crisp), Sw. krusb["a]r (fr. krus, krusing, crisp). The first part of the word is perh. akin to E. curl. Cf. Grossular, a.] 1. (Bot.) Any thorny shrub of the genus Ribes; also, the edible berries of such shrub. There are several species, of which Ribes Grossularia is the one commonly cultivated. 2. A silly person; a goose cap. --Goldsmith. Barbadoes gooseberry, a climbing prickly shrub (Pereskia aculeata) of the West Indies, which bears edible berries resembling gooseberries. Coromandel gooseberry. See Carambola. Gooseberry fool. See lst Fool. Gooseberry worm (Zo["o]l.), the larva of a small moth (Dakruma convolutella). It destroys the gooseberry by eating the interior.
Bernicle goose
Bernicle Ber"ni*cle, n. [OE. bernak, bernacle; cf. OF. bernac; prob. fr. LL. bernacula for hibernicula, bernicula, fr. Hibernia; the birds coming from Hibernia or Ireland. Cf. 1st Barnacle.] A bernicle goose. [Written also barnacle.] Bernicle goose (Zo["o]l.), a goose (Branta leucopsis), of Arctic Europe and America. It was formerly believed that it hatched from the cirripeds of the sea (Lepas), which were, therefore, called barnacles, goose barnacles, or Anatifers. The name is also applied to other related species. See Anatifa and Cirripedia.
Brand goose
Brand goose Brand" goose` [Prob. fr. 1st brand + goose: cf. Sw. brandg[*a]s. Cf. Brant.] (Zo["o]l.) A species of wild goose (Branta bernicla) usually called in America brant. See Brant.
brand goose
Brant Brant (br[a^]nt), n. [Cf.Brand goose, Brent, Brenicle.] (Zo["o]l.) A species of wild goose (Branta bernicla) -- called also brent and brand goose. The name is also applied to other related species.
Canada goose
Canada Can"a*da, n. A British province in North America, giving its name to various plants and animals. Canada balsam. See under Balsam. Canada goose. (Zo["o]l.) See Wild goose. Canada jay. See Whisky Jack. Canada lynx. (Zo["o]l.) See Lynx. Canada porcupine (Zo["o]l.) See Porcupine, and Urson. Canada rice (Bot.) See under Rick. Canada robin (Zo["o]l.), the cedar bird.
Cargoose
Cargoose Car"goose`, n. [Perh. fr. Gael. & Ir. cir, cior (pronounced kir, kior), crest, comb + E. goose. Cf. Crebe.] (Zo["o]l.) A species of grebe (Podiceps crisratus); the crested grebe.
chandel goose
Gannet Gan"net, n. [OE. gant, AS. ganet, ganot, a sea fowl, a fen duck; akin to D. gent gander, OHG. ganazzo. See Gander, Goose.] (Zo["o]l.) One of several species of sea birds of the genus Sula, allied to the pelicans. Note: The common gannet of Europe and America (S. bassana), is also called solan goose, chandel goose, and gentleman. In Florida the wood ibis is commonly called gannet. Booby gannet. See Sula.
Channel goose
Channel Chan"nel, n. [OE. chanel, canel, OF. chanel, F. chenel, fr. L. canalis. See Canal.] 1. The hollow bed where a stream of water runs or may run. 2. The deeper part of a river, harbor, strait, etc., where the main current flows, or which affords the best and safest passage for vessels. 3. (Geog.) A strait, or narrow sea, between two portions of lands; as, the British Channel. 4. That through which anything passes; means of passing, conveying, or transmitting; as, the news was conveyed to us by different channels. The veins are converging channels. --Dalton. At best, he is but a channel to convey to the National assembly such matter as may import that body to know. --Burke. 5. A gutter; a groove, as in a fluted column. 6. pl. [Cf. Chain wales.] (Naut.) Flat ledges of heavy plank bolted edgewise to the outside of a vessel, to increase the spread of the shrouds and carry them clear of the bulwarks. Channel bar, Channel iron (Arch.), an iron bar or beam having a section resembling a flat gutter or channel. Channel bill (Zo["o]l.), a very large Australian cuckoo (Scythrops Nov[ae]hollandi[ae]. Channel goose. (Zo["o]l.) See Gannet.
clack goose
Clake Clake, Claik Claik, n. (Zo["o]l.) The bernicle goose; -- called also clack goose.
Coalgoose
Coalgoose Coal"goose`, n. (Zo["o]l.) The cormorant; -- so called from its black color.
Colegoose
Colegoose Cole"goose`, n. (Zo["o]l.) See Coalgoose.
Coromandel gooseberry
Carambola Ca`ram*bo"la, n. (Bot.) An East Indian tree (Averrhoa Carambola), and its acid, juicy fruit; called also Coromandel gooseberry.
Coromandel gooseberry
Gooseberry Goose"ber*ry, n.; pl. Gooseberries, [Corrupted for groseberry or groiseberry, fr. OF. groisele, F. groseille, -- of German origin; cf. G. krausbeere, kr["a]uselbeere (fr. kraus crisp), D. kruisbes, kruisbezie (as if crossberry, fr. kruis cross; for kroesbes, kroesbezie, fr. kroes crisp), Sw. krusb["a]r (fr. krus, krusing, crisp). The first part of the word is perh. akin to E. curl. Cf. Grossular, a.] 1. (Bot.) Any thorny shrub of the genus Ribes; also, the edible berries of such shrub. There are several species, of which Ribes Grossularia is the one commonly cultivated. 2. A silly person; a goose cap. --Goldsmith. Barbadoes gooseberry, a climbing prickly shrub (Pereskia aculeata) of the West Indies, which bears edible berries resembling gooseberries. Coromandel gooseberry. See Carambola. Gooseberry fool. See lst Fool. Gooseberry worm (Zo["o]l.), the larva of a small moth (Dakruma convolutella). It destroys the gooseberry by eating the interior.
Coromandel gooseberry
Coromandel Cor`o*man"del (k?r`?-m?n"del), n. (Geol.) The west coast, or a portion of the west coast, of the Bay of Bengal. Coromandel gooseberry. See Carambola. Coromandel wood, Calamander wood.
Dunter goose
Dunter Dun"ter, n. (Zo["o]l.) A porpoise. [Scott.] Dunter goose (Zo["o]l.) the eider duck. --J. Brand.
Ember-goose
Ember-goose Em"ber-goose`, n. [Cf. Norw. ember?aas, hav-imber, hav-immer, Icel. himbrin, himbrimi.] (Zo["o]l.) The loon or great northern diver. See Loon. [Written also emmer-goose and imber-goose.]
emmer-goose
Ember-goose Em"ber-goose`, n. [Cf. Norw. ember?aas, hav-imber, hav-immer, Icel. himbrin, himbrimi.] (Zo["o]l.) The loon or great northern diver. See Loon. [Written also emmer-goose and imber-goose.]
Emperor goose
Emperor Em"per*or, n. [OF. empereor, empereour, F. empereur, L. imperator, fr. imperare to command; in in + parare to prepare, order. See Parade, and cf. Imperative, Empress.] The sovereign or supreme monarch of an empire; -- a title of dignity superior to that of king; as, the emperor of Germany or of Austria; the emperor or Czar of Russia. Emperor goose (Zo["o]l.), a large and handsome goose (Philacte canagica), found in Alaska. Emperor moth (Zo["o]l.), one of several large and beautiful bombycid moths, with transparent spots on the wings; as the American Cecropia moth (Platysamia cecropia), and the European species (Saturnia pavonia). Emperor paper. See under Paper. Purple emperor (Zo["o]l.), a large, strong British butterfly (Apatura iris).
goose barnacle
Lepas Le"pas (l[=e]"p[a^]s), n. [L., a limpet, fr. Gr. lepa`s.] (Zo["o]l.) Any one of various species of Lepas, a genus of pedunculated barnacles found attached to floating timber, bottoms of ships, Gulf weed, etc.; -- called also goose barnacle. See Barnacle.
Goose egg
Goose egg Goose egg In games, a zero; a score or record of naught; -- so named in allusion to the egglike outline of the zero sign 0. Called also duck egg. [Slang]
Goose flesh
Goose grass. (Bot.) (a) A plant of the genus Galium (G. Aparine), a favorite food of geese; -- called also catchweed and cleavers. (b) A species of knotgrass (Polygonum aviculare). (c) The annual spear grass (Poa annua). Goose neck, anything, as a rod of iron or a pipe, curved like the neck of a goose; specially (Naut.), an iron hook connecting a spar with a mast. Goose quill, a large feather or quill of a goose; also, a pen made from it. Goose skin. See Goose flesh, above. Goose tongue (Bot.), a composite plant (Achillea ptarmica), growing wild in the British islands. Sea goose. (Zo["o]l.) See Phalarope. Solan goose. (Zo["o]l.) See Gannet.
goose grass
Cleavers Cleav"ers, n. [From Cleave to stick.] (Bot.) A species of Galium (G. Aparine), having a fruit set with hooked bristles, which adhere to whatever they come in contact with; -- called also, goose grass, catchweed, etc.
Goose grass
Goose grass. (Bot.) (a) A plant of the genus Galium (G. Aparine), a favorite food of geese; -- called also catchweed and cleavers. (b) A species of knotgrass (Polygonum aviculare). (c) The annual spear grass (Poa annua). Goose neck, anything, as a rod of iron or a pipe, curved like the neck of a goose; specially (Naut.), an iron hook connecting a spar with a mast. Goose quill, a large feather or quill of a goose; also, a pen made from it. Goose skin. See Goose flesh, above. Goose tongue (Bot.), a composite plant (Achillea ptarmica), growing wild in the British islands. Sea goose. (Zo["o]l.) See Phalarope. Solan goose. (Zo["o]l.) See Gannet.
Goose neck
Goose grass. (Bot.) (a) A plant of the genus Galium (G. Aparine), a favorite food of geese; -- called also catchweed and cleavers. (b) A species of knotgrass (Polygonum aviculare). (c) The annual spear grass (Poa annua). Goose neck, anything, as a rod of iron or a pipe, curved like the neck of a goose; specially (Naut.), an iron hook connecting a spar with a mast. Goose quill, a large feather or quill of a goose; also, a pen made from it. Goose skin. See Goose flesh, above. Goose tongue (Bot.), a composite plant (Achillea ptarmica), growing wild in the British islands. Sea goose. (Zo["o]l.) See Phalarope. Solan goose. (Zo["o]l.) See Gannet.
Goose quill
Goose grass. (Bot.) (a) A plant of the genus Galium (G. Aparine), a favorite food of geese; -- called also catchweed and cleavers. (b) A species of knotgrass (Polygonum aviculare). (c) The annual spear grass (Poa annua). Goose neck, anything, as a rod of iron or a pipe, curved like the neck of a goose; specially (Naut.), an iron hook connecting a spar with a mast. Goose quill, a large feather or quill of a goose; also, a pen made from it. Goose skin. See Goose flesh, above. Goose tongue (Bot.), a composite plant (Achillea ptarmica), growing wild in the British islands. Sea goose. (Zo["o]l.) See Phalarope. Solan goose. (Zo["o]l.) See Gannet.
Goose skin
Goose grass. (Bot.) (a) A plant of the genus Galium (G. Aparine), a favorite food of geese; -- called also catchweed and cleavers. (b) A species of knotgrass (Polygonum aviculare). (c) The annual spear grass (Poa annua). Goose neck, anything, as a rod of iron or a pipe, curved like the neck of a goose; specially (Naut.), an iron hook connecting a spar with a mast. Goose quill, a large feather or quill of a goose; also, a pen made from it. Goose skin. See Goose flesh, above. Goose tongue (Bot.), a composite plant (Achillea ptarmica), growing wild in the British islands. Sea goose. (Zo["o]l.) See Phalarope. Solan goose. (Zo["o]l.) See Gannet.
Goose teal
Teal Teal, n. [OE. tele; akin to D. teling a generation, production, teal, telen to breed, produce, and E. till to cultivate. The English word probably once meant, a brood or flock. See Till to cultivate.] (Zo["o]l.) Any one of several species of small fresh-water ducks of the genus Anas and the subgenera Querquedula and Nettion. The male is handsomely colored, and has a bright green or blue speculum on the wings. Note: The common European teal (Anas crecca) and the European blue-winged teal, or garganey (A. querquedula or A. circia), are well-known species. In America the blue-winged teal (A. discors), the green-winged teal (A. Carolinensis), and the cinnamon teal (A. cynaoptera) are common species, valued as game birds. See Garganey. Goose teal, a goslet. See Goslet. Teal duck, the common European teal.
Goose tongue
Goose grass. (Bot.) (a) A plant of the genus Galium (G. Aparine), a favorite food of geese; -- called also catchweed and cleavers. (b) A species of knotgrass (Polygonum aviculare). (c) The annual spear grass (Poa annua). Goose neck, anything, as a rod of iron or a pipe, curved like the neck of a goose; specially (Naut.), an iron hook connecting a spar with a mast. Goose quill, a large feather or quill of a goose; also, a pen made from it. Goose skin. See Goose flesh, above. Goose tongue (Bot.), a composite plant (Achillea ptarmica), growing wild in the British islands. Sea goose. (Zo["o]l.) See Phalarope. Solan goose. (Zo["o]l.) See Gannet.
Gooseberries
Gooseberry Goose"ber*ry, n.; pl. Gooseberries, [Corrupted for groseberry or groiseberry, fr. OF. groisele, F. groseille, -- of German origin; cf. G. krausbeere, kr["a]uselbeere (fr. kraus crisp), D. kruisbes, kruisbezie (as if crossberry, fr. kruis cross; for kroesbes, kroesbezie, fr. kroes crisp), Sw. krusb["a]r (fr. krus, krusing, crisp). The first part of the word is perh. akin to E. curl. Cf. Grossular, a.] 1. (Bot.) Any thorny shrub of the genus Ribes; also, the edible berries of such shrub. There are several species, of which Ribes Grossularia is the one commonly cultivated. 2. A silly person; a goose cap. --Goldsmith. Barbadoes gooseberry, a climbing prickly shrub (Pereskia aculeata) of the West Indies, which bears edible berries resembling gooseberries. Coromandel gooseberry. See Carambola. Gooseberry fool. See lst Fool. Gooseberry worm (Zo["o]l.), the larva of a small moth (Dakruma convolutella). It destroys the gooseberry by eating the interior.
Gooseberry
Gooseberry Goose"ber*ry, n.; pl. Gooseberries, [Corrupted for groseberry or groiseberry, fr. OF. groisele, F. groseille, -- of German origin; cf. G. krausbeere, kr["a]uselbeere (fr. kraus crisp), D. kruisbes, kruisbezie (as if crossberry, fr. kruis cross; for kroesbes, kroesbezie, fr. kroes crisp), Sw. krusb["a]r (fr. krus, krusing, crisp). The first part of the word is perh. akin to E. curl. Cf. Grossular, a.] 1. (Bot.) Any thorny shrub of the genus Ribes; also, the edible berries of such shrub. There are several species, of which Ribes Grossularia is the one commonly cultivated. 2. A silly person; a goose cap. --Goldsmith. Barbadoes gooseberry, a climbing prickly shrub (Pereskia aculeata) of the West Indies, which bears edible berries resembling gooseberries. Coromandel gooseberry. See Carambola. Gooseberry fool. See lst Fool. Gooseberry worm (Zo["o]l.), the larva of a small moth (Dakruma convolutella). It destroys the gooseberry by eating the interior.

Meaning of Goose from wikipedia

- A goose (plural geese) is a bird of any of several waterfowl species in the family Anatidae. This group comprises the genera Anser (the grey geese), Branta...
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