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noun     goose pronunciation in American English
/ɡus/
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pluralgeese
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  1. 1
    [countable/uncountable] a large white or gray bird with a long beak called a bill. A male goose is called a gander and a young goose is called a gosling. A group of geese is called a flock.
    1. a.
      [uncountable] the meat of a goose
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  2. 2
    [countable] informal old-fashioned a silly person

    Don’t be such a silly goose!

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