Definition of brent goose in English:

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brent goose

Pronunciation: /ˈbrɛnt ˌɡuːs/

noun

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
  • During our latest visit to the reserve brent geese were the main attraction.
  • The grazing intensity of wintering brent geese was monitored on areas of grass pasture.
  • You can help them by reporting sightings of brent geese away from the coast.

Origin

Late Middle English: of unknown origin.

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