Hawaiian goose

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Hawaiian goose (plural Hawaiian geese)

  1. The nene, Branta sandvicensis.
    • 2000, Errol Fuller, Extinct Birds, Oxford 2000, p. 82:
      The Hawaiian goose or nene (Branta sandvicensis) is perhaps chiefly celebrated for the great success with which it has been reared in captivity.
  2. Used other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see Hawaiian,‎ goose.