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gan·net

 (găn′ĭt)
n.
Any of several large seabirds of the genus Morus, especially M. bassanus of the North Atlantic, having a pointed bill and tail, long wings, and white plumage with black wingtips. Also called solan.

[Middle English ganet, from Old English ganot; see ghans- in Indo-European roots.]

gannet

(ˈɡænɪt)
n
1. (Animals) any of several heavily built marine birds of the genus Morus (or Sula), having a long stout bill and typically white plumage with dark markings: family Sulidae, order Pelecaniformes (pelicans, cormorants, etc). See also booby3
2. slang a gluttonous or greedy person
[Old English ganot; related to Old High German gannazzo gander]

gan•net

(ˈgæn ɪt)

n.
any of several large seabirds of the genus Sula (or Morus), of the booby family, inhabiting colder oceanic waters in both hemispheres.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English ganot; akin to Dutch gent gander]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gannet - large heavily built seabird with a long stout bill noted for its plunging dives for fishgannet - large heavily built seabird with a long stout bill noted for its plunging dives for fish
pelecaniform seabird - large fish-eating seabird with four-toed webbed feet
family Sulidae, Sulidae - gannets and boobies
solan, solan goose, solant goose, Sula bassana - very large white gannet with black wing tips
booby - small tropical gannet having a bright bill or bright feet or both
Translations
terej
głuptak

gannet

[ˈgænɪt] N
1. (= bird) → alcatraz m
2. (= glutton) (fig) → comilón/ona m/f

gannet

n (Zool) → Tölpel m; she’s a real gannet (inf)sie ist ein richtiger Vielfraß

gannet

[ˈgænɪt] n (Zool) → sula bassana