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so·lan

 (sō′lən)
n.
See gannet.

[Middle English soland : Old Norse sūla, gannet + Old Norse önd, duck.]

solan

(ˈsəʊlən) ,

solan goose

or

soland

n
(Animals) an archaic name for the gannet
[C15 soland, of Scandinavian origin; compare Old Norse sūla gannet, ōnd duck]

so•lan

(ˈsoʊ lən)

n.
a gannet. Also called so′lan goose′.
[1400–50; late Middle English soland < Old Norse sūla gannet + ǫnd duck]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.solan - very large white gannet with black wing tipssolan - very large white gannet with black wing tips
gannet - large heavily built seabird with a long stout bill noted for its plunging dives for fish
genus Sula, Sula - type genus of the Sulidae