Cygnet meaning

sĭgnĭt
A young swan.
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A young swan.
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The immature young of a swan.
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Origin of cygnet

  • Middle English cignet from Anglo-Norman diminutive of Old French cygne swan from Latin cygnus from Greek kuknos

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English cignet, signet, from Anglo-Norman cignet, diminutive of Old French cigne (“swan”), from Latin cygnus, cycnus (“swan”), from Ancient Greek κύκνος (kýknos, “swan”).

    From Wiktionary