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Meaning of CYGNET

Pronunciation:  'signit

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[n]  a young swan

CYGNET is a 6 letter word that starts with C.


 See Also: swan, young bird



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Cyg"net\ (s[i^]g"n[e^]t), n. [Dim. of F. cygne swan, L.
cycnus. cygnus, fr. Gr. ky`klos: but F. cygne seems to be an
etymological spelling of OF. cisne, fr. LL. cecinus, cicinus,
perh. ultimately also fr. Gr. ky`klos.] (Zo["o]l.)
A young swan. --Shak.

Thesaurus Terms
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