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snow goose



  1. a North American goose, Anser hyperboreus (or Chen hyperborea or A. caerulescens), having a white plumage with black wing tips

Example Sentences Including 'snow goose'

Fiennes is less of an ideologue, and anyway the problem of the snow goose is glut - weight of numbers is destroying their breeding grounds.
Times, Sunday Times (2002)
The man handed her a fine linen handkerchief, ironed to a gloss, white as a snow goose 's breast.
MacLeod, Charlotte Something in the Water


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