American brant


Definition of American brant

: a small dark short-necked goose (Branta bernicla hrota) that winters along the middle Atlantic coast and breeds in northwest Greenland and adjacent islands

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First Known Use of American brant

circa 1914, in the meaning defined above

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“American brant.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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