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of or relating to the subfamily Anserinae, of the family Anatidae, comprising the true geese.
resembling a goose; gooselike.
stupid; foolish; silly.
Historical Examples

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
silly; foolish


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