Definition of Gannets

1. Noun. (plural of gannet) ¹



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Definition of Gannets

1. gannet [n] - See also: gannet

Lexicographical Neighbors of Gannets

ganisters
ganj
ganja
ganjah
ganjahs
ganjas
gank
ganked
ganking
ganks
ganna
gannas
ganned
gannet
gannetry
gannets (current term)
gannin
ganning
gannister
gannisters
ganoblast
ganocephala
ganocephalous
ganof
ganofs
ganoid
ganoid fish
ganoidal
ganoidei
ganoidian

Literary usage of Gannets

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. North American Birds Eggs by Chester Albert Reed (1904)
"gannets are large stoutly built birds, having the four toes joined by a web; ... Like the rest of the gannets, this one is stupid and will often remain on ..."

2. The Ottawa Naturalist by Ottawa Field-Naturalists' Club (1900)
"gannets AND CORMORANTS, WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO CANADIAN FORMS. ... The Pelicans (Pelecanus) like the Cormorants and gannets are gregarious, resembling in ..."

3. Handbook of Birds of Eastern North America: With Keys to the Species and by Frank Michler Chapman (1895)
"FAMILY SULID^E. gannets. The gannets number about eight species, of which one is northern while the remaining seven are distributed throughout the tropical ..."

4. The Bird Book: Illustrating in Natural Colors More Than Seven Hundred North by Chester Albert Reed (1914)
"Family SULIDAE gannets are large stoutly built birds, having the four toes ... Like the rest of the gannets, this one is stupid and will often remain on the ..."

5. The Bird Book by Fannie Hardy Eckstorm (1901)
"Now, brothers, for the icebergs Of frozen Labrador, Floating spectral in the moonshine Along the low, black shore ! Where like snow the gannets' feathers On ..."

6. New England Bird Life: Being a Manual of New England Ornithology by Winfrid Alden Stearns, Elliott Coues (1883)
"... FAMILY SULID^:: gannets. ... includes the six families of the gannets, Pelicans, Cormorants, ..."

7. Notes by a Naturalist on the "Challenger": Being an Account of Various by Henry Nottidge Moseley (1879)
"... whereas the gannets were easily knocked over on the nests with sticks. It is curious to see the Frigate birds, the nesting- place of which is usually on ..."

8. Voyages to the South Seas, Indian and Pacific Oceans, China Sea, North-West by Edmund Fanning (1838)
"... Bank—gannets, and other birds —A white squall—Many whales seen. As we progressed south, we experienced much unpleasant weather, accompanied with heat, ..."

9. North American Birds Eggs by Chester Albert Reed (1904)
"gannets are large stoutly built birds, having the four toes joined by a web; ... Like the rest of the gannets, this one is stupid and will often remain on ..."

10. The Ottawa Naturalist by Ottawa Field-Naturalists' Club (1900)
"gannets AND CORMORANTS, WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO CANADIAN FORMS. ... The Pelicans (Pelecanus) like the Cormorants and gannets are gregarious, resembling in ..."

11. Handbook of Birds of Eastern North America: With Keys to the Species and by Frank Michler Chapman (1895)
"FAMILY SULID^E. gannets. The gannets number about eight species, of which one is northern while the remaining seven are distributed throughout the tropical ..."

12. The Bird Book: Illustrating in Natural Colors More Than Seven Hundred North by Chester Albert Reed (1914)
"Family SULIDAE gannets are large stoutly built birds, having the four toes ... Like the rest of the gannets, this one is stupid and will often remain on the ..."

13. The Bird Book by Fannie Hardy Eckstorm (1901)
"Now, brothers, for the icebergs Of frozen Labrador, Floating spectral in the moonshine Along the low, black shore ! Where like snow the gannets' feathers On ..."

14. New England Bird Life: Being a Manual of New England Ornithology by Winfrid Alden Stearns, Elliott Coues (1883)
"... FAMILY SULID^:: gannets. ... includes the six families of the gannets, Pelicans, Cormorants, ..."

15. Notes by a Naturalist on the "Challenger": Being an Account of Various by Henry Nottidge Moseley (1879)
"... whereas the gannets were easily knocked over on the nests with sticks. It is curious to see the Frigate birds, the nesting- place of which is usually on ..."

16. Voyages to the South Seas, Indian and Pacific Oceans, China Sea, North-West by Edmund Fanning (1838)
"... Bank—gannets, and other birds —A white squall—Many whales seen. As we progressed south, we experienced much unpleasant weather, accompanied with heat, ..."

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