Brant



any of several species of small, dark-colored geese of the genus Branta, especially B. bernicla, breeding in high northern latitudes and migrating south in the autumn.
Joseph (Thayendanegea) 1742–1807, Mohawk Indian chief who fought on the side of the British in the American Revolution.
a male given name.
Contemporary Examples

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Historical Examples

Lysbeth H. Rider Haggard
Clarence Bret Harte
The Caves of Fear John Blaine
Clarence Bret Harte
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noun (pl) brants, brant
(US & Canadian) a small goose, Branta bernicla, that has a dark grey plumage and short neck and occurs in most northern coastal regions Also called (in Britain and certain other countries) brent goose

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