solan goose

noun
so·​lan goose | \¦sōlən-\
variants: or solent goose \-​n(t)-​ \

Definition of solan goose 

: a very large white gannet (Sula bassana synonym Morus bassanus) with black wing tips that occurs especially in Europe and eastern North America

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