swan-neck


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swan′-neck`


n.
something, as a pipe or molding, having a shallow S-shaped curve resembling the neck of a swan.
[1820–30]
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Noun1.swan-neck - any of several orchids of the genus Cycnoches having slender arching columns of flowers suggesting the neck of a swanswan-neck - any of several orchids of the genus Cycnoches having slender arching columns of flowers suggesting the neck of a swan
orchid, orchidaceous plant - any of numerous plants of the orchid family usually having flowers of unusual shapes and beautiful colors
Cycnoches, genus Cycnoches - genus of epiphytic or terrestrial tropical American orchids
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