Canada goose
Canada Can"a*da, n. A country in North America, bordering the United States on the north. It is a federation which includes English-speaking provinces and the French-speaking Province of Quebec. [1913 Webster +PJC]

{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 lily}. (Bot.) a plant of eastern North America ({Lilium canadense}) having yellow or orange flowers with dark spots; called also {meadow lily}. --RHUD

{Canada porcupine} (Zo["o]l.) See {Porcupine}, and {Urson}.

{Canada rice} (Bot.) See under {Rick}.

{Canada robin} (Zo["o]l.), the cedar bird. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Canada goose — n. the largest wild goose (Branta canadensis) of Canada and the U.S.: it is brownish gray, with black head and neck and a white patch on each side of the face …   English World dictionary

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  • Canada goose — a common wild goose, Branta canadensis, of North America. See illus. under goose. Also, Canadian goose. [1725 35] * * * Brown backed, light breasted goose (Branta canadensis) with black head and neck and white cheeks. Subspecies vary in size,… …   Universalium

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  • Canada goose — n. a wild goose, Branta canadensis, of N. America, with a brownish grey body and white cheeks and breast. * * * ˌCanada ˈgoose 7 [Canada goose] noun a common N American ↑goose with a black head and neck …   Useful english dictionary

  • Canada goose — getting goosed in Canada by a Canadian    There, he said. Now you ve had your Canada goose …   English idioms

  • Canada goose — 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

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

  • Canada goose — Can′ada goose′ n. orn a common wild goose, Branta canadensis, of North America, with white cheek patches • Etymology: 1725–35 …   From formal English to slang

  • Canada goose — noun Date: 1731 the common wild goose (Branta canadensis) of North America that is chiefly gray and brownish with black head and neck and a white patch running from the sides of the head under the throat …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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