Definition of brent goose in English:

brent goose

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Pronunciation: /brɛnt


  • A small goose with a mainly black head and neck, breeding in the arctic tundra of Eurasia and Canada.
    • Branta bernicla, family Anatidae
    More 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.


late Middle English: of unknown origin.

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