brant definition

  • noun:
    • any one of a number of small, dark wild geese for the genus Branta that breed in Arctic areas, particularly B. bernicla, having a black neck and head.
    • some of several crazy geese, of genus Branta, that type in Arctic, but particularly the brent goose, Branta bernicla.
    • A species of wild-goose (Branta bernicla) -- labeled as additionally brent and brand-goose. The name can be placed on various other relevant species.
    • identical to brent-goose.
    • small dark geese that breed within the north and migrate southward
  • adjective:
    • Steep, precipitous.
    • Steep.
  • others:
    • Steep; precipitous.

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