imber-goose
Ember-goose Em"ber-goose`, n. [Cf. Norw. embergaas, 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}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Imber-goose — Im ber goose , n. (Zo[ o]l.) The loon. See {Ember goose}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ember-goose — Em ber goose , n. [Cf. Norw. embergaas, 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}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • emmer-goose — Ember goose Em ber goose , n. [Cf. Norw. embergaas, 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}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ember-goose — /emˈbər goos/ noun The great northern diver ORIGIN: Norw emmer; Ger Imber …   Useful english dictionary

  • Great Northern Diver — Taxobox name = Great Northern Diver status = LC status system = iucn3.1 status ref = [IUCN2006|assessors=BirdLife International|year=2004|id=49674|title=Gavia immer|downloaded=2006 05 09] image width = 250px regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata… …   Wikipedia

  • Great Northern Loon — Adult in breeding plumage in Wisconsin, USA Conservation status …   Wikipedia

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