a young swan
Origin of cygnetMiddle English cignet, diminutive from French cygne, swan from Vulgar Latin cicinus from Classical Latin cycnus or cygnus from Classical Greek kyknos, swan, probably echoic of swan's cry
A young swan.
Origin of cygnetMiddle English cignet from Anglo-Norman diminutive of Old French cygne swan from Latin cygnus from Greek kuknos
- The immature young of a swan.