greylag greylag  /ˈɡreɪ ˌlæɡ/


  • (n) common grey wild goose of Europe; ancestor of many domestic breeds


  1. Humboldt penguins may have homosexual unions that last six years; male greylag geese may stay paired for 15 years--a lifetime commitment when you've got the lifespan of a goose.
  2. In his irritation, he had been addressing the mallards in greylag language.
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