anserine[an′sər īn′, -in]
anserine definition by Webster's New World
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- of or like a goose
- stupid; foolish
Origin: Classical Latin anserinus ; from anser, goose
anserine definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Of or belonging to the subfamily Anserinae, which comprises the geese.
- Of or resembling a goose; gooselike.
Origin: Latin ānserīnus, pertaining to geese, from ānser, goose; see ghans- in Indo-European roots.