black brant

noun

Definition of black brant

: a small brownish black goose (Branta nigricans) having a white bar across the front of the neck and white on belly, flanks, and tail coverts, breeding along the north coast of North America, and wintering along the west coast from Puget Sound to Lower California

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“Black brant.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/black%20brant. Accessed 14 December 2019.

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