Share this entry

Share this page

Cape Barren goose

Saltos de línea: Cape Bar¦ren goose

Definición de Cape Barren goose en inglés:


A pale grey Australian goose with a short black bill that is almost covered by a waxy yellow cere. Also called cereopsis goose.
  • Cereopsis novaehollandiae, family Anatidae
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Each day as we were walking we saw much wildlife including hooded plovers, pied oyster-catchers, Cape Barren geese, Bennetts wallabies and thrillingly for me, a wombat.
  • The paddlers shared the island with ever noisy penguins, lots of rats and Cape Barren geese.
  • In her eulogy at Tony's funeral, Marion Grace, his electoral secretary for the whole time he was in parliament, reminded those present of his successful campaigns in saving the Cape Barren geese, the hairy nosed wombat and the dingo.


mid 19th century: named after Cape Barren, an island in the Bass Strait, Australia.

Definición de Cape Barren goose en:

Share this entry

Share this page


¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Los comentarios que no respeten nuestras Normas comunitarias podrían ser moderados o eliminados.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día interfuse
Pronunciación: ɪntəˈfjuːz
join or mix (two or more things) together