anserine

anserine

/ˈansərʌɪn/
adjective
Of or like a goose.

Origin
Mid 19th century: from Latin anserinus, from anser ‘goose’.

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Having anserine for today’s WotD, it is clear that people will be goosing me all day to answer skeins of questions about goslings and ganders. I’ll get a little down about it, but hope to make it through without too many ruffled feathers.

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