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Definition of Solan goose

Solan goose
Solan goose So"lan goose` [Icel. s?la; akin to Norw. sula.] (Zo["o]l.) The common gannet.
solan goose
Gannet Gan"net, n. [OE. gant, AS. ganet, ganot, a sea fowl, a fen duck; akin to D. gent gander, OHG. ganazzo. See Gander, Goose.] (Zo["o]l.) One of several species of sea birds of the genus Sula, allied to the pelicans. Note: The common gannet of Europe and America (S. bassana), is also called solan goose, chandel goose, and gentleman. In Florida the wood ibis is commonly called gannet. Booby gannet. See Sula.
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Goose grass. (Bot.) (a) A plant of the genus Galium (G. Aparine), a favorite food of geese; -- called also catchweed and cleavers. (b) A species of knotgrass (Polygonum aviculare). (c) The annual spear grass (Poa annua). Goose neck, anything, as a rod of iron or a pipe, curved like the neck of a goose; specially (Naut.), an iron hook connecting a spar with a mast. Goose quill, a large feather or quill of a goose; also, a pen made from it. Goose skin. See Goose flesh, above. Goose tongue (Bot.), a composite plant (Achillea ptarmica), growing wild in the British islands. Sea goose. (Zo["o]l.) See Phalarope. Solan goose. (Zo["o]l.) See Gannet.

Meaning of Solan goose from wikipedia

- Old Germanic root as gander. Soland goose and similar old names for the northern gannet such as solan or solan goose derive from a hypothetical Scottish...
- unusual magpie goose is in a family of its own, the Anseranatidae. The northern gannet, a seabird, is also known as the "Solan goose", although it is...
- Orkney. As a solo artist, he released the critically acclaimed album Solan Goose in 2018 on Phases. He is also the frontman of British bands The Magnetic...
- Common Name Distribution Morus b******** Northern gannet (also known as "solan goose") North Atlantic on coasts influenced by the Gulf Stream Morus capensis...
- Scandinavian súl 'pillar', referring to the Lochmaben Stane, though súla 'solan goose' is also possible. Súl and súla both have long vowels, but the early...
- may reflect the number of Northern Gannets (previously known as Solans or the Solan Goose) along the coast. Originally a river valley, the Solent has gradually...
- Angus beef Roast haunch of venison Roast grouse Roast wood****/snipe Solan goose or 'guga' (gannet) in the Western Isles Scotch pie Lorne sausage or square...
- delicacy. Robert Burns' maternal uncle, Samuel Burns was involved in the solan goose trade. The 12-metre (39 ft) high ruins of a 3-storey castle that stands...
- derives its name from the rock. It was known traditionally in Scots as a "solan goose". In common with other gannetries, such as St Kilda, the birds were harvested...
- windsurfing, hiking. (Ocean) Pine. Many types of shrubs and bushes. Gannet solan goose, storch, cormorant, great crested grebe, (sea)gull, flamingo, tern, sea...
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