Brant vs Crant - What's the difference?

brant | crant |


As a proper noun brant

is .

As a noun crant is

(obsolete) garland or crown.

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brant

English

Etymology 1

Origin uncertain but similar to brandgas (sheldrake).

Noun

(en-noun)
  • Any of several wild geese, of the genus Branta'', that breed in the Arctic, but especially the brent goose, ''Branta bernicla .
  • See also

    * ("brant" on Wikipedia) * (Branta)

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) brant. Cognate with Scots brent, Icelandic brattr .

    Alternative forms

    * brent

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (dialectal) Steep, precipitous.
  • * Ascham
  • Grapes grow on the brant rocks so wonderfully that ye will marvel how any man dare climb up to them.
  • (Scotland) smooth; unwrinkled
  • * Burns
  • Your bonnie brow was brent .
    ---- ==Norwegian Bokmål==

    Alternative forms

    * (l) (transitive )

    Verb

    (head)
  • ----

    crant

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (obsolete) garland or crown
  • *1602 : , act V scene 1
  • *:Yet here she is allowed her virgin crants