hooper swan
Hooper Hoop"er, n. (Zo["o]l.) [So called from its note.] The European whistling, or wild, swan ({Olor cygnus}); -- called also {hooper swan}, {whooping swan}, and {elk}.

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • hooper swan — I. noun see whooper swan II. see hooper II …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hooper — Hoop er, n. (Zo[ o]l.) [So called from its note.] The European whistling, or wild, swan ({Olor cygnus}); called also {hooper swan}, {whooping swan}, and {elk} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hooper — I. ˈhu̇pə(r), ˈhüp noun ( s) : one that hoops: as a. : a man or machine that makes or applies hoops (as to barrels or tubs) b. : a worker that stretches skins (as sealskins) over a hoop shaped frame for curing or processing …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hooper's Island — Infobox Settlement official name = Hooper s Island, Maryland settlement type = nickname = motto = imagesize = image caption = image mapsize = map caption = mapsize1 = map caption1 = subdivision type = Country subdivision name = United States… …   Wikipedia

  • hooper — hoop·er || huːpÉ™(r) n. cooper, person who makes and repairs wooden barrels, person who makes or puts hoops on barrels; (Zoology) whistling wild swan of Europe …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hooper — n. Wild swan (Cygnus ferus) …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • whooping swan — Hooper Hoop er, n. (Zo[ o]l.) [So called from its note.] The European whistling, or wild, swan ({Olor cygnus}); called also {hooper swan}, {whooping swan}, and {elk} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Whooper Swan — Conservation status Least Concern (IUCN 3.1) …   Wikipedia

  • elk — Hooper Hoop er, n. (Zo[ o]l.) [So called from its note.] The European whistling, or wild, swan ({Olor cygnus}); called also {hooper swan}, {whooping swan}, and {elk} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Olor cygnus — Hooper Hoop er, n. (Zo[ o]l.) [So called from its note.] The European whistling, or wild, swan ({Olor cygnus}); called also {hooper swan}, {whooping swan}, and {elk} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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