A young swan.
Webster's New World
Other Word Forms of Cygnet
Origin of Cygnet
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”).
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
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