anseres definition

  • noun-plural:
    • A Linnæan purchase of aquatic wild birds swimming in the form of webbed legs, whilst the duck, or of lobed foot, as grebe. Within purchase had been included the geese, ducks, auks, divers, gulls, petrels, etc.
    • A Linnæan order of aquatic birds cycling in the form of webbed feet, as the duck, or of lobed foot, given that grebe. Inside purchase had been included the geese, ducks, auks, divers, gulls, petrels, etc.
  • others:
    • in Linnean system (1766), the next order of birds, including all “water-birds,” or palmipeds, and equivalent to the series Natatores of contemporary naturalists.
    • An order or suborder of birds corresponding to the Lamellirostres of Cuvier, or to the Chenomorphœ of Huxley: in this sense of nearly the same extent as the family Anatidœ, or lamellirostral birds exclusive of the flamingos.
    • into the Linnean system (1766), the next order of birds, including all “water-birds,” or palmipeds, and comparable to the show Natatores of modern-day naturalists.
    • An order or suborder of birds corresponding to the Lamellirostres of Cuvier, or to the Chenomorphœ of Huxley: in this sense of nearly the same extent as the family Anatidœ, or lamellirostral birds exclusive of the flamingos.
  • noun:
    • found in some specifically older classifications; coextensive because of the household Anatidae
    • utilized in some specially older classifications; coextensive using the family members Anatidae

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