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Definition of the noun greylag

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noun - plural: greylags

  1. common grey wild goose of Europe; ancestor of many domestic breeds

Alternative definition of the noun greylag


  1. A large grey European goose, Anser anser, with pink legs and dull orange beak


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Phrases with Greylag

  1. greylag goose
  2. Greylag-Goose

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Google previewReminiscences of an old sportsman (1860)

by John Potter Hamilton

The greylag is the origin of domestic geese. It is the only species the Britons could take young and familiarise.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Jewish Food (2010)

by Gil Marks

The most important goose speciesfor consumption is the migratory greylag, domesticated by the Egyptiansaround fortyfive hundred yearsago.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Indo-European Culture (1997)

by Douglas Q. Adams

The greylag goose, Anser anser, is by far the most widespread; however, many other species, e.g., the bean goose, white- fronted goose, etc., are found on archaeological sites across Eurasia. In addition to being the largest domestic bird with ...

Google previewThe standard pronouncing dictionary of the English language (1867)

by P Austin Nuttall

Greylag, (gra'lag) s. A species of goose ; the Grey'stocks, s. In Building, bricks of a certain quality. Grey'weath-ers, s. Large boulders of silicious Grl'as, s .

Google previewThe New international encyclopaedia (1906)

by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby

Waterfowl include tame swans, the wild bernacle, greylag, bean, and pink-footed geese, and a series of ducks to a large degree identical with those of Canada. Four species of typical pigeons include the wild stock of domestic doves and the ...

Google previewThe Concise Oxford Dictionary of Current English (1919)

by Francis George Fowler

goose, greylag ; g.-hcaded, old, of long service in, ancient, time- worn ; g.-hen, female of black grouse (cf. black'- cock); g, matter, material of active part of brain; greystone, g. volcanic rock ; hence greyiSH'(2) a., ...

Google previewAcrostic Dictionary (1884)

Containing More Than Thirty Thousand Words with the Initials and Finals Alphabetically Arranged by Philippa M. Pearson

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Scrabble value of G2R1E1Y4L1A1G2

The value of this 7-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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