genus Branta

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Noun1.genus Branta - wild geesegenus Branta - wild geese        
bird genus - a genus of birds
Anatidae, family Anatidae - swimming birds having heavy short-legged bodies and bills with a horny tip: swans; geese; ducks
brant, brant goose, brent, brent goose - small dark geese that breed in the north and migrate southward
Branta canadensis, Canada goose, Canadian goose, honker - common greyish-brown wild goose of North America with a loud, trumpeting call
barnacle goose, Branta leucopsis, barnacle - European goose smaller than the brant; breeds in the far north
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