anseriformes definition

  • noun-plural:
    • A division of birds such as the geese, ducks, and closely allied types.
    • A division of wild birds such as the geese, ducks, and closely allied kinds.
  • others:
    • In Garrod's classification, a number of wild birds approximately comparable to the Linnean Anseres. See Anseres, 1.
    • In Garrod's classification, some wild birds more or less equal to the Linnean Anseres. See Anseres, 1.
  • noun:
    • ducks; geese; swans; screamers
    • ducks; geese; swans; screamers

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