Translation of gannet in Spanish:

gannet

Pronunciation: /ˈgænət; ˈgænɪt/

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 [Zoology/Zoología] alcatraz (masculine)
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    • Here, you can watch seabirds such as gannets and puffins up close - or stay inside and watch live videos, using remote control television cameras, from the nearby seabird colonies.
    • While there are few wild animals in Iceland, there is abundant birdlife - ducks, geese and, among the many sea-birds I spotted, petrels, puffins, tern, gannets, skuas and shearwaters.
    • Usually you can expect to see great numbers of pelagic birds - gannets, shearwaters, jaegers, storm-petrels, alcids - that live mainly at sea.
    1.2 (person) tragón, (masculine, feminine) [colloquial/familiar]
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    • Do you find yourself saying "I shouldn't eat that, but I'm such a gannet that I'm going to"?

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