What is another word for anser?

Pronunciation: [ˈansə] (IPA)

An anser is a type of waterfowl, specifically referring to a goose or gander. Some synonyms for this term include honker, greylag, bird, and waterbird. In addition, anser can be used to describe the subfamily of birds that includes geese and swans, known as the anserinae. Other related terms include waterfowl, poultry, and game bird. It is important to note that not all terms used to describe waterfowl necessarily refer exclusively to anser, as there are many different types of birds within this category. Nevertheless, these synonyms can be useful for differentiating between different types of waterfowl or for discussing broader categories of birds.

Synonyms for Anser:

What are the hypernyms for Anser?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Anser?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for anser (as nouns)

What are the holonyms for Anser?

Holonyms are words that denote a whole whose part is denoted by another word.

What are the meronyms for Anser?

Meronyms are words that refer to a part of something, where the whole is denoted by another word.

Usage examples for Anser

Ticidas and anser, mentioned by Ovid among his own precursors in amatory poetry, also belong to this generation.
"The Roman Poets of the Republic"
W. Y. Sellar
"A Brahmin among the Brahmins," he believed in the New York Tribune, as the purest source of all uninspired wisdom; and bitterly regretted that the manifold avocations of Horace Greeley had thus far prevented that truly great man from enlightening his fellow-countrymen on the habits and proper modes of capture of the anser Canadiensis.
"Adrift in the Ice-Fields"
Charles W. Hall
Standin here in this here Skoolhouse, upon my nativ shor so to speak, I anser-Nary!
"The Complete Works of Artemus Ward, Part 1"
Charles Farrar Browne

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