from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A white swan (Cygnus olor) native to Europe and Asia and widely introduced elsewhere, having an orange bill with a black knob at the base and being the least vocal of the swans.
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- noun a white swan,
Cygnus olor, found throughout Europeand much of Asia, having a distinctive orange billwith a black tip; it is not actually mute, but is not very vocal.
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- noun soundless Eurasian swan; commonly domesticated
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