brant: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (brant), [key]
— pl. brants, brant.
  1. any of several species of small, dark-colored geese of the genus Branta, esp. B. bernicla, breeding in high northern latitudes and migrating south in the autumn. Also called


Pronunciation: (brant), [key]
— n.
  1. (Thayendanegea), 1742–1807, Mohawk Indian chief who fought on the side of the British in the American Revolution.
  2. a male given name.
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