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trumpeter swan

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

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