from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A rare wild goose (Branta sandvicensis) of the Hawaiian Islands, having a grayish-brown body with a black face. Also called Hawaiian goose.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The Hawaiian goose, Branta sandvicensis, now the state bird of Hawaii.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A species of goose, Bernicla sandwichensis, peculiar to the Sandwich Islands.
Hawaiian nēnē, imitative of its cry.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Hawaiian nēnē. (Wiktionary)