Ber·ni·cla \ˈbər-nəklə, (ˌ)bər-ˈni-\

Definition of Bernicla

  1. taxonomic synonym of branta

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Origin and Etymology of bernicla

New Latin, from French bernicle barnacle (goose and shellfish), from Breton bernic — more at barnacle

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a brief usually trivial fact

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