Definition of Genus cygnus

1. Noun. A genus of Anatidae.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Cygnus

genus Cuterebra
genus Cyamopsis
genus Cyamus
genus Cyanocitta
genus Cyathea
genus Cycas
genus Cyclamen
genus Cycloloma
genus Cyclopes
genus Cyclophorus
genus Cyclops
genus Cyclopterus
genus Cyclosorus
genus Cycnoches
genus Cydonia
genus Cygnus
genus Cymbidium
genus Cynancum
genus Cynara
genus Cynips
genus Cynocephalus
genus Cynodon
genus Cynoglossum
genus Cynomys
genus Cynopterus
genus Cynoscion
genus Cyon
genus Cyperus
genus Cyphomandra
genus Cypraea

Literary usage of Genus cygnus

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A History of the Rarer British Birds by Thomas Campbell Eyton (1836)
"The Geese, (genus Anser,) and the Swans, (genus Cygnus,) are now the only genera ... The genus Cygnus may be at once distinguished from Anser by the greater ..."

2. A Hand-book to the Birds of Great Britain by Richard Bowdler Sharpe (1896)
"... atrata) is confined to Australia, and the aberrant genus, Coscoroba, to the south of South America. THE TRUE SWANS. genus cygnus. ..."

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