greylag

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n greylag common grey wild goose of Europe; ancestor of many domestic breeds
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Greylag (Zoöl) See Graylag.
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Usage

In literature:

Experiments in fattening were upon one occasion successfully tried with a brood of greylag geese which we discovered on the marshes.
"The Confessions of a Poacher" by Anonymous
The great majority of these are greylags, the remainder being of the "bean" description.
"Wild Spain (España agreste)" by Abel Chapman
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In news:

Portland's Greylag has been getting a lot of comparisons to fellow Pacific Northwest denizens like Fleet Foxes, and it's easy to see why.
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