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Definition of bean goose in English:

noun

A grey goose with orange-yellow bill and legs, breeding in the arctic tundra of Lapland and Siberia and overwintering in parts of Europe and Asia.
  • Anser fabalis, family Anatidae
Example sentences
  • I have enjoyed watching the bean geese over a 40-year period and have witnessed their changing fortunes through the decades.
  • Yesterday six bean geese flew over in a neat puzzle for Pythagoreans.
  • Part of the Slamannan plateau is to be designated a special area for bean geese.

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