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anseres


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Anseres 
  n  :  used  in  some  especially  older  classifications;  coextensive 
  with  the  family  Anatidae  [syn:  {Anseres},  {suborder 
  Anseres}] 




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