Definition of snow goose in English:

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snow goose

Pronunciation: /ˈsnō ˌɡo͞os/


A gregarious goose that breeds in Arctic Canada and Greenland, typically having white plumage with black wing tips.
  • Anser caerulescens, family Anatidae.
Example sentences
  • Waterfowl that can be found here include Canada goose, yellow-billed loon, arctic loon, red-throated loon, tundra swan, whistling swan, snow goose, oldsquaw duck and sea ducks.
  • I eventually did get a chance at the scope and could see why this was a Ross's goose and not a snow goose by the shape of the face and the size of the bill in relation to the head.
  • At the opening a recorded voice told of the Artic tern, the snow goose, and the tundra swan.

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Syllabification: snow goose

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