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anserine


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Anserine  \An"ser*ine\,  a.  [L.  anserinus  fr  anser  a  goose.] 
  1.  Pertaining  to  or  resembling,  a  goose,  or  the  skin  of  a 
  goose. 
 
  2.  (Zo["o]l.)  Pertaining  to  the  Anseres. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  anserine 
  adj  1:  (zoology)  of  or  resembling  a  goose 
  2:  (informal)  having  or  revealing  stupidity;  "ridiculous 
  anserine  behavior";  "a  dopey  answer";  "a  dopey  kid";  "some 
  fool  idea  about  rewriting  authors'  books"  [syn:  {dopy},  {dopey}, 
  {fool(a)},  {foolish},  {goosey},  {goosy},  {gooselike}] 




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