Definition of green goose in English:

green goose


  • A goose that is killed when under four months old and eaten without stuffing.

    • ‘Some young geese (also called green geese or junior geese) full-fed for rapid growth are also marketed at 10-12 pounds when they are 10-13 weeks old.’
    • ‘Tradition has it that green geese are served with sorrel and bilberry sauce, whereas stubble geese were eaten with one of apples, onions and barberries.’