nounpl. brants or
Origin of brantfrom uncertain or unknown; perhaps
nounpl. brant, or brants
Origin of brantVariant of brent(-goose) possibly from Middle English brende brindled ; see brindled .
(plural brants or brant)
Origin uncertain but similar to Old Norse brandgas (sheldrake).
(comparative more brant, superlative most brant)
From Old English brant. Cognate with Scots brent, Icelandic brattr.