from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. 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 much less vocal than most swans.
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- n. a white swan, Cygnus olor, found throughout Europe and much of Asia, having a distinctive orange bill with a black tip; it is not actually mute, but is not very vocal.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. a European wild white swan (Cygnus olor syn. Cygnus gibbus), which produces no loud notes, in distinction from the
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- n. soundless Eurasian swan; commonly domesticated
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