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brent goose

/ (brɛnt) /
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noun
a small goose, Branta bernicla, that has a dark grey plumage and short neck and occurs in most northern coastal regionsAlso called: brent, (esp US and Canadian) brant
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Word Origin for brent goose

C16: perhaps of Scandinavian origin; compare Old Norse brandgās sheldrake

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