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cyg·net

 (sĭg′nĭt)
n.
A young swan.

[Middle English cignet, from Anglo-Norman, diminutive of Old French cygne, swan, from Latin cygnus, from Greek kuknos.]

cygnet

(ˈsɪɡnɪt)
n
(Animals) a young swan
[C15 sygnett, from Old French cygne swan, from Latin cygnus, from Greek kuknos]

cyg•net

(ˈsɪg nɪt)

n.
a young swan.
[1400–50; late Middle English signet < Latin cygnus, variant of cycnus < Greek kýknos swan; see -et]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cygnet - a young swancygnet - a young swan        
young bird - a bird that is still young
swan - stately heavy-bodied aquatic bird with very long neck and usually white plumage as adult
Translations
فَرْخ التَّم أو الأوز العِراقي
labutí mládě
svaneunge
fiatal hattyúhattyú: fiatal hattyú
álftarungi
gulbiukas
jauns gulbis
labutie mláďa
kuğu yavrusu

cygnet

[ˈsɪgnɪt] Npollo m de cisne

cygnet

[ˈsɪgnɪt] njeune cygne m

cygnet

nSchwanjunge(s) nt

cygnet

[ˈsɪgnɪt] ncigno giovane

cygnet

(ˈsignit) noun
a young swan. a swan with three cygnets.
References in classic literature ?
Here and there a cygnet is reared uneasily among the ducklings in the brown pond, and never finds the living stream in fellowship with its own oary-footed kind.
A YORKSHIRE swan rescue charity has condemned "barbaric" thugs who killed two swans, leaving surviving cygnets clinging to their dead mother.
Leaving The Nest The swans that live on Quinton Pool, Build a nest yearly on the island as a rule, Have a brood of cygnets that with them stay, And when they are fledged send them away.
A SOUTH Liverpool park has become home to a brood of cygnets and two swans.
Residents living near a lake off the A696 in Woolsington, Newcastle, said two cygnets had been injured after fishing hooks and lines became embedded in their necks and mouths.
When three cygnets were born to two parent swans earlier this year, local residents set up a group of unofficial volunteers to keep an eye on the young family.
The cygnet, named Annie, attached itself to Bewick swans Wooton and Stinchcombe and their four cygnets after apparently being abandoned by her own parents last month.
Crowell received a message on her answering machine from an association member, letting her know that one of the cygnets had a fishing line in its mouth.
John Ferry, manager of the lake for Middlesbrough Council, said: "There are five cygnets on the lake.
Two adult swans and their five young cygnets caused traffic chaos on Eachelhurst Road, when they tried to relocate to Pype Hayes Park from Plantsbrook Nature Reserve.
About 4000 Cygnets will roll off the production line each year.
They plan to a few other exterior produce around 4,000 Cygnets a year, with sales limited to existing Aston Martin owners.