Definition of brant in English:

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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.
Example sentences
  • 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.

Words that rhyme with brant

ant, Brabant, Brandt, cant, enceinte, extant, gallant, Kant, levant, pant, pointe, pointes, rant, scant

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Syllabification: brant

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