whistling swan[hwĭsˈlĭng, wĭsˈ-]
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
a large, white, North American swan (Cygnus columbianus) usually having a yellow spot in front of the eye: it winters along the Atlantic coast of U.S.
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A white North American swan (Olor columbianus) having a soft, musical trumpeting voice and a black beak with a yellow spot at the base.