trumpeter swan
noun Date: 1834 a rare large pure white swan (Cygnus buccinator) of western North America that is noted for its sonorous voice

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  • trumpeter swan — ☆ trumpeter swan n. a North American wild swan (Cygnus buccinator) with a loud, resonant cry …   English World dictionary

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  • trumpeter swan — noun large pure white wild swan of western North America having a sonorous cry • Syn: ↑trumpeter, ↑Cygnus buccinator • Hypernyms: ↑swan • Member Holonyms: ↑Cygnus, ↑genus Cygnus …   Useful english dictionary

  • trumpeter swan — a large, pure white, wild swan, Cygnus buccinator, of North America, having a sonorous cry: once near extinction, the species is now recovering. [1700 10] * * * Black billed species (Cygnus cygnus buccinator) of swan, named for its far carrying,… …   Universalium

  • trumpeter swan — trum′peter swan n. orn a large wild swan, Cygnus buccinator, of North America, having a sonorous cry • Etymology: 1700–10 …   From formal English to slang

  • trumpeter swan — noun The largest North American swan, Cygnus buccinator; they have white plumage with a long neck, a short black bill …   Wiktionary

  • trumpeter swan — noun a large migratory swan with a black and yellow bill and a honking call, breeding in northern North America. [Cygnus buccinator.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • Trumpeter (disambiguation) — Trumpeter may refer to:People *A musician who plays the trumpet.Animals *Trumpeter Finch, a small passerine bird *Any of the three bird species constituting the family Psophiidae::*Grey winged Trumpeter:*Pale winged Trumpeter:*Dark winged… …   Wikipedia

  • Swan — (sw[o^]n), n. [AS. swan; akin to D. zwaan, OHG. swan, G. schwan, Icel. svanr, Sw. svan, Dan. svane; and perhaps to E. sound something audible.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of large aquatic birds belonging to {Cygnus}, {Olor}, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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