whooper swan

whooper swan
noun Date: 1879 a chiefly Eurasian swan (Cygnus cygnus) with a yellow and black bill — compare trumpeter swan

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  • whooper swan — noun common Old World swan noted for its whooping call • Syn: ↑whooper, ↑Cygnus cygnus • Derivationally related forms: ↑whoop (for: ↑whooper) • Hypernyms: ↑swan …   Useful english dictionary

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  • whooper swan — a common, Old World swan, Cygnus cygnus, distinguished by a yellow patch at the base of its bill, noted for its whooping cry. [1875 80] * * * …   Universalium

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  • Swan — /swon/, n. Sir Joseph Wilson, 1828 1914, British chemist, electrical engineer, and inventor. * * * I Long necked, heavy bodied, big footed waterfowl (genus Cygnus, family Anatidae). Among waterfowl, swans are the largest and fastest, both… …   Universalium

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