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cygnet

noun cyg·net \ˈsig-nət\

: a young swan

Full Definition of CYGNET

:  a young swan

Origin of CYGNET

Middle English sygnett, from Anglo-French cignet, from cigne swan, from Latin cycnus, cygnus, from Greek kyknos
First Known Use: 15th century

Other Birds Terms

aerie, bunting, clutch, covey, hackle, ratite, rictus, ruff, skein, zygodactyl

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