Definition of brant in English:


Syllabification: brant
Pronunciation: /brant

noun (plural same or brants)

North American
  • A small goose with a mainly black head and neck, breeding in the arctic tundra of Eurasia and Canada.
    • Branta bernicla, family Anatidae
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    • An internal hinge, spring loaded with a rubber band, made the wings quiver in the wind, giving the illusion of a live brant.
    • Female brant are strongly philopatric to their location of birth, as is true for other geese.
    • Up to 60,000 geese, especially the northern or black brant, summer here.

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