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Definition of barnacle goose noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

barnacle goose

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈbɑːnəkl ɡuːs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbɑːrnəkl ɡuːs//
 
 
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a goose with a white face and a black neck that breeds in Greenland Word Originmid 18th cent.: see barnacle.