solan goose

solan

[soh-luhn]
noun
a gannet.
Also called solan goose.


Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English soland < Old Norse sūla gannet + ǫnd duck

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solan or solan goose (ˈsəʊlən)
 
n
an archaic name for the gannet
 
[C15 soland, of Scandinavian origin; compare Old Norse sūla gannet, ōnd duck]
 
solan goose or solan goose
 
n
 
[C15 soland, of Scandinavian origin; compare Old Norse sūla gannet, ōnd duck]

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