trumpeter swan


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trumpeter swan

n.
A large white swan (Cygnus buccinator) of western and central North America, having a loud buglelike call.

trumpeter swan

n
(Animals) a large swan, Cygnus buccinator, of W North America, having a white plumage and black bill

trum′peter swan`


n.
a large wild swan, Cygnus buccinator, of North America, having a sonorous cry.
[1700–10]
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Noun1.trumpeter swan - large pure white wild swan of western North America having a sonorous crytrumpeter swan - large pure white wild swan of western North America having a sonorous cry
swan - stately heavy-bodied aquatic bird with very long neck and usually white plumage as adult
genus Cygnus, Cygnus - a genus of Anatidae
Translations
trumpettijoutsen
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The Trumpeter Swan Society has doubled their contribution by adding $500 to the reward and an anonymous donor has provided an additional $500 in support, bringing the total reward to $4,000.
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Anyone who sees a marked (or unmarked) trumpeter swan is encouraged to share his/her sighting by writing to swantags@gw.
An updated "Peter and the Wolf," it is a children's tale of Louis, a trumpeter swan, who is born mute and learns to play a trumpet to communicate with his love, Serena.
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