nene definition by Webster's New World
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a grayish-brown Hawaiian goose (Branta sandvicensis) once nearly extinct
Origin: Hawaiian nēnē
nene definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A rare wild goose (Branta sandvicensis) of the Hawaiian Islands, having a grayish-brown body with a black face. Also called Hawaiian goose.
Origin: Hawaiian nēnē, imitative of its cry.