Branta

noun Bran·ta \ˈbrantə\

Definition of Branta

  1. :  a genus of birds (family Anatidae) comprising wild geese with rather elaborately patterned commonly dark plumage, long slender neck, and small weakly serrated bill — see brant, canada goose — compare anser

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Origin and Etymology of branta

New Latin, from English 2brant


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