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solan

[soh-luh n] /ˈsoʊ lən/
noun
1.
a gannet.
Also called solan goose.
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English soland < Old Norse sūla gannet + ǫnd duck
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British Dictionary definitions for solan geese

solan

/ˈsəʊlən/
noun
1.
an archaic name for the gannet
Word Origin
C15 soland, of Scandinavian origin; compare Old Norse sūla gannet, ōnd duck
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