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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.]
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cygnet

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

(ˈsɪg nɪt)

n.
a young swan.
[1400–50; late Middle English signet < Latin cygnus, variant of cycnus < Greek kýknos swan; see -et]
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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
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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
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cygnet

[ˈsɪgnɪt] njeune cygne m
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cygnet

nSchwanjunge(s) nt
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cygnet

[ˈsɪgnɪt] ncigno giovane
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

cygnet

(ˈsignit) noun
a young swan. a swan with three cygnets.
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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 cygnet was taken into care after youths hurled rocks at the baby bird on the River Tyne.
Medics with the charity Blyth Wildlife Rescue rushed to the cygnet's aid, and at first glance it appeared it was uninjured after being hit by a car.
M2 EQUITYBITES-December 19, 2018-KCR Residential Sells Subsidiary Cygnet to Inland Homes Subsidiary for GBP 1.14m
Ahmedabad, India, October 23, 2018 --(PR.com)-- Cygnet Infotech is glad to share that they have been recognized as a valuable IT company by receiving multiple awards.
Golden Cygnet's performance in winning the 1978 Supreme Novices' Hurdle was something to behold, a truly staggering performance by an exceptionally talented horse who blew away a good field, storming clear up the hill to win by 15 lengths under Niall 'Boots' Madden.
A HEARTBREAKING photo shows a cygnet nudging its dead dad after the swan was reportedly "shot and killed" in a Merseyside park.
CYGNET Law has been presented with a Better Health at Work award.
The cygnet still there from last year's brood, Is keeping his distance which is very shrewd, Seems to sense he'll be treated as an enemy, If he gets too close, vengeance will there be.
Reports say the firm is dropping its Cygnet model after dismal sales.
Aston Martin, a United Kingdom-based automaker, has ended production of its Cygnet, a two-door city car heavily based on the Scion iQ.
Having spent the better part of a week at the wildlife clinic of the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University in North Grafton, thanks to the special attention given to the case by the Animal Rescue League of Boston, the cygnet is back at the pond and is expected to thrive.