Definition of Cygnet

1. Noun. A young swan.

Generic synonyms: Young Bird, Swan

Definition of Cygnet

1. n. A young swan.

Definition of Cygnet

1. Noun. The immature young of a swan; swanling. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cygnet

1. a young swan [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cygnet

cycrimine
cycrimine hydrochloride
cyder
cydere
cyderes
cyders
cydippid
cydippids
cydonin
cyen
cyence
cyens
cyeses
cyesis
cyfluthrin
cygnet (current term)
cygnets
cygnine
cyhalothrin
cyheptamide
cyle
cylices
cylinder
cylinder-head-sector
cylinder block
cylinder function
cylinder functions
cylinder head
cylinder heads
cylinder lock

Literary usage of Cygnet

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1. A Mainsail Haul by John Masefield (1913)
"THE VOYAGE OF THE cygnet IN the year 1683-4 some eminent London merchants, ... A ship, the cygnet, was chosen and fitted for the voyage, and a trusty master ..."

2. Report by Tasmania Dept. of Mines (1902)
"Most of this came from the flats near Lymington, a township situate on the west side of the arm of the Huon called Port cygnet, and 2^ miles south of Lovett ..."

3. Lives and Voyages of Drake, Cavendish, and Dampier: Including an by Christian Isobel Johnstone (1831)
"... cygnet joins the Buccaneers—Descent on Faita— Attempt on Guayaquil—Dampier's Scheme of working the Mines —Indians of St Jago—The Buccaneers watch the ..."

4. History of the Buccaneers of America by James Burney (1891)
"The " cygnet" and her crew on the coast of Nueva Galicia, and at the Tres Marias ... January the 7th, the "cygnet" and her tender sailed from the Valley of ..."

5. The Life and Writings of Major Jack Downing [pseud.] of Downingville: Away by Seba] [Smith (1834)
"In which Major Downing defends the President from the assault of Lieut. Randolph on board the Steamboat cygnet. On board the Steam-boat cygnet, ..."

6. The Treasury of Knowledge and Library Reference by Samuel Maunder (1853)
"cygnet. The term cygnet, as applied to young swans, is derived from Cycnus, or Cygnus, the Son of Mars, slain by Hercules; also a king of the Ligurians, ..."

7. A Mainsail Haul by John Masefield (1913)
"THE VOYAGE OF THE cygnet IN the year 1683-4 some eminent London merchants, ... A ship, the cygnet, was chosen and fitted for the voyage, and a trusty master ..."

8. Report by Tasmania Dept. of Mines (1902)
"Most of this came from the flats near Lymington, a township situate on the west side of the arm of the Huon called Port cygnet, and 2^ miles south of Lovett ..."

9. Lives and Voyages of Drake, Cavendish, and Dampier: Including an by Christian Isobel Johnstone (1831)
"... cygnet joins the Buccaneers—Descent on Faita— Attempt on Guayaquil—Dampier's Scheme of working the Mines —Indians of St Jago—The Buccaneers watch the ..."

10. History of the Buccaneers of America by James Burney (1891)
"The " cygnet" and her crew on the coast of Nueva Galicia, and at the Tres Marias ... January the 7th, the "cygnet" and her tender sailed from the Valley of ..."

11. The Life and Writings of Major Jack Downing [pseud.] of Downingville: Away by Seba] [Smith (1834)
"In which Major Downing defends the President from the assault of Lieut. Randolph on board the Steamboat cygnet. On board the Steam-boat cygnet, ..."

12. The Treasury of Knowledge and Library Reference by Samuel Maunder (1853)
"cygnet. The term cygnet, as applied to young swans, is derived from Cycnus, or Cygnus, the Son of Mars, slain by Hercules; also a king of the Ligurians, ..."

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