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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Gannet \Gan"net\, n. [OE. gant, AS. ganet, ganot, a sea fowl, a fen duck; akin to D. gent gander, OHG. ganazzo. See Gander, Goose.] (Zool.) One of several species of sea birds of the genus Sula, allied to the pelicans. [1913 Webster] Note: The common gannet of Europe and America (Sula bassana), is also called solan goose, chandel goose, and gentleman. In Florida the wood ibis is commonly called gannet. [1913 Webster] Booby gannet. See Sula. [1913 Webster]