brent-goose

brant

[brant]
noun, plural brants (especially collectively) brant.
any of several species of small, dark-colored geese of the genus Branta, especially B. bernicla, breeding in high northern latitudes and migrating south in the autumn.
Also called brant goose;, especially British, brent, brent goose.


Origin:
1535–45; short for brantgoose, brentgoose; akin to Old Norse brandgās, German Brandgans

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brent

[brent]
noun Chiefly British.
Also called brent goose.
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brant (brænt)
 
n , pl brants, brant
(US), (Canadian) Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): brent goose a small goose, Branta bernicla, that has a dark grey plumage and short neck and occurs in most northern coastal regions

Brent (brɛnt)
 
n
a borough of NW Greater London. Pop: 267 800 (2003 est). Area: 44 sq km (17 sq miles)

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