cygnet

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noun cyg·net \ˈsig-nət\

Definition of cygnet

  1. :  a young swan

Origin and Etymology of cygnet

Middle English sygnett, from Anglo-French cignet, from cigne swan, from Latin cycnus, cygnus, from Greek kyknos


First Known Use: 15th century


CYGNET Defined for English Language Learners

cygnet

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noun cyg·net \ˈsig-nət\

Definition of cygnet for English Language Learners

  • : a young swan


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