Branta canadensis
honker honker n. 1. the nose; -- an informal terms used in the U. S. [WordNet sense 1] [informal]

Syn: beak, hooter, nozzle, snoot, snout, schnozzle. [WordNet 1.5]

2. The common grayish-brown wild goose ({Branta canadensis}) of North America; the Canada goose. [WordNet sense 2]

Syn: Canada goose, Canadian goose, {Branta canadensis}. [WordNet 1.5]

3. Something that honks. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Branta canadensis — honker honker n. 1. the nose; an informal terms used in the U. S. [WordNet sense 1] [informal] Syn: beak, hooter, nozzle, snoot, snout, schnozzle. [WordNet 1.5] 2. The common grayish brown wild goose ({Branta canadensis}) of North America; the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Branta Canadensis — Goose Goose (g[=oo]s), n.; pl. {Geese} (g[=e]s). [OE. gos, AS. g[=o]s, pl. g[=e]s; akin to D. & G. gans, Icel. g[=a]s, Dan. gaas, Sw. g[*a]s, Russ. guse. OIr. geiss, L. anser, for hanser, Gr. chh n, Skr. ha[.m]sa. [root]233. Cf. {Gander},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Branta Canadensis — Wild Wild, a. [Compar. {Wilder}; superl. {Wildest}.] [OE. wilde, AS. wilde; akin to OFries. wilde, D. wild, OS. & OHG. wildi, G. wild, Sw. & Dan. vild, Icel. villr wild, bewildered, astray, Goth. wilpeis wild, and G. & OHG. wild game, deer; of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Branta canadensis — kanadinė berniklė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Branta canadensis angl. Canada Goose vok. Kanadagans …   Paukščių anatomijos terminai

  • Branta canadensis — kanadinė berniklė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Branta canadensis angl. Canada goose vok. Kanadagans, f rus. канадская казарка, f pranc. bernache du Canada, f ryšiai: platesnis terminas – berniklės …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • Branta canadensis — noun common greyish brown wild goose of North America with a loud, trumpeting call • Syn: ↑honker, ↑Canada goose, ↑Canadian goose • Derivationally related forms: ↑honk (for: ↑honker) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Branta canadensis — …   Википедия

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