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trumpeter swan

noun
1.
a large, pure-white, wild swan, Cygnus buccinator, of North America, having a sonorous cry: once near extinction, the species is now recovering.
Origin
1700-1710
1700-10
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trumpeter swan

noun
1.
a large swan, Cygnus buccinator, of W North America, having a white plumage and black bill
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