of or relating to the subfamily Anserinae, of the family Anatidae, comprising the true geese.
resembling a goose; gooselike.
stupid; foolish; silly.
The gaff is blown, the anserine guard gives tongue with might and main.
Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 102, February 6, 1892 Various
With that Katie’s goose—or perhaps one should say her anserine—was cooked.
A Crooked Mile Oliver Onions
America possesses by far the greatest wealth of anserine forms.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 2 Various
of or resembling a goose
of, relating to, or belonging to the subfamily Anserinae, which includes geese, swans, and certain ducks: family Anatidae, order Anseriformes
- Anserine bursa
anserine bursa anserine bursa an·ser·ine bursa (ān’sə-rīn’, -rĭn) n. The bursa between the tibial collateral ligament of the knee joint and the tendons of the sartorius, gracilis, and semitendinosus muscles.
Ernest [er-nest] /ɛrˈnɛst/ (Show IPA), 1883–1969, Swiss symphony orchestra conductor. Historical Examples It was admirably conducted by Ansermet, and became one of the most remarkable triumphs of his conducting. An Autobiography Igor Stravinsky It was Ansermet’s debut, too, as conductor of the Russian Ballet. An Autobiography Igor Stravinsky My friends Ramuz, Ansermet, and many others […]
Saint (“Apostle of the North”) 801–865, French Benedictine priest and missionary: patron saint of Scandinavia. Historical Examples Ansgar was successful in the proceedings, and his cause was then brought before the Thing (or Assembly) for deliberation. Sweden Victor Nilsson In 846, Bremen was united to Hamburg and Ansgar was made archbishop. The Rise of the […]
Latin name of . Historical Examples In 1835 Fahlcrantz brought out the first part of his epic of Ansgarius, which was completed in 1846, in 14 cantos. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 1 Various Ansgarius, St., supposed to have been the compiler of the Biblia Pauperum, 94. A Treatise on Wood Engraving John […]