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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Large heavily built seabird with a long stout bill noted for its plunging dives for fish.

Usage examples (32)
  • "The gannet is a great diver, plunging down into the sea from a considerable height, such as forty feet."
  • POISED with its wings spread out in the air, the gannet was the ideal subject for Javier Martin’s photograph.
  • The same mercy is by no means shown to the gannet.
  • With good things shall greet o'er the bath of the gannet; for more
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