Definition of anserine in English:

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anserine

Pronunciation: /ˈansərʌɪn/

adjective

Of or like a goose: rooms at the Skein of Geese were given infuriatingly anserine names

Origin

Mid 19th century: from Latin anserinus, from anser 'goose'.

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