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Noun: gannet  ga-nit
  1. Large heavily built seabird with a long stout bill noted for its plunging dives for fish
  2. [Brit] A person who is devoted to eating and drinking to excess
    - glutton, gourmand, gourmandizer, trencherman, gormandizer, gormandiser [Brit], greedyguts [informal]

Derived forms: gannets

Type of: eater, feeder, pelecaniform seabird

Part of: family Sulidae, Sulidae

Encyclopedia: Gannet