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whistling swan

noun
1.
the small North American subspecies, Cygnus columbianus columbianus, of the tundra swan.
Origin
1775-1785
1775-85
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whistling swan

noun
1.
a white North American swan, Cygnus columbianus, with a black bill and straight neck Compare mute swan
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