ember-goose

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From Norwegian emmer-gaas.

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ember-goose (plural ember-geese)

  1. The great northern loon, Gavia immer.
    • 1982, TC Boyle, Water Music, Penguin 2006, p. 406:
      There is the distant cry of an embergoose, and then the moon slips up out of the grasp of the trees.