Sula bassana
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. [1913 Webster]

Note: The common gannet of Europe and America ({Sula bassana}), is also called {solan goose}, {chandel goose}, and {gentleman}. In Florida the wood ibis is commonly called gannet. [1913 Webster]

{Booby gannet}. See {Sula}. [1913 Webster]


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