Meaning of gannet

gan•net

Pronunciation: (gan'it), [key]
— n.
  1. any large, web-footed, seabird of the family Sulidae, having a sharply pointed bill, long wings, and a wedge-shaped tail, noted for its plunging dives for fish.
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