Origin of brant; from 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.