Meaning of gambo-goose in English:

gambo-goose

Pronunciation /ˈɡambəʊˌɡuːs/

noun

historical, rare
  • The spur-winged goose, Plectropterus gambensis, a large goose-like waterfowl common throughout sub-Saharan Africa.

    Sometimes confused in the literature with the very different Egyptian goose, Alopochen aegyptiacus.

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in Francis Willughby (1635–1672), naturalist. Origin unknown.