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Geese Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Geese Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia

Goose (plural geese) is the general English name for a large number of long-necked birds, belonging to the family Anatidae.

This family also includes the swans, which are mostly larger than geese, and the ducks, which are smaller and have short necks.

Both as chicks and as adults, geese show collective animal behaviour. Geese migrate in groups in the spring and fall, flying together in a V-shape.

A male goose is called a "gander" and a baby goose is called a "gosling". A group of geese is called a "gaggle".

'Geese' example sentence in quotations

* Like winds and sunsets, wild things were taken for granted until progress began to do away with them. Now we face the question whether a still higher 'standard of living' is worth its cost in things natural, wild and free. For us of the minority, the opportunity to see geese is more important that television. - Aldo Leopold

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Geese Sample Sentences in News

  • Roller-Coaster Flight: How Geese Save Energy While Migrating
    Researchers implanted tracking devices in seven bar-headed geese that measured the animals' heart rate, altitude and other parameters. "The logical assumption is, they would spend a lot of time flying very high," said Charles Bishop, a zoologist at Bangor University in the U.K., and co-author of the study published today (Jan. 15) in the journal Scie Read more on this news related to 'Geese'
  • Wintering geese flock back to Texas after downward trend
    More than twice as many geese are wintering on Texas' coastal prairies and marshes this year than the record-low number counted there a year ago, according to preliminary data from just-completed aerial surveys conducted each December and early January since 1948. The survey, for which trained observers aboard fixed-wing aircraft combed the band of coastal mar Read more on this news related to 'Geese'
  • New ‘Away With Geese Roof Unit’ Gets Rid of Geese from Flat Rooftops
    Canada Goose deterrent and control company ‘Away With Geese’, has developed and released a new product, the ‘Roof Unit’, that gets rid of geese from the flat rooftops of commercial buildings, and is satisfaction guaranteed. (PRWeb January 27, 2015) Read the full story at Read more on this news related to 'Geese'

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