What does cygnet mean?

Definitions for cygnet
ˈsɪg nɪtcygnet

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cygnetnoun

    a young swan


  1. cygnetnoun

    The immature young of a swan; swanling.

    Etymology: From cignet, signet, from cignet, diminutive of cigne, from cygnus, cycnus, from κύκνος.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cygnetnoun

    a young swan

    Etymology: [Dim. of F. cygne swan, L. cycnus. cygnus, fr. Gr. ky`klos: but F. cygne seems to be an etymological spelling of OF. cisne, fr. LL. cecinus, cicinus, perh. ultimately also fr. Gr. ky`klos.]


  1. Cygnet

    Cygnet is a small town 55 kilometres south west of Hobart, in the Huon Valley in Tasmania. At the 2006 census, Cygnet had a population of 839.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Cygnet

    sig′net, n. a young swan. [Acc. to Diez, a dim. of Fr. cygne, whose old form cisne (Sp. cisne, a swan) is from Low L. cecinus, not conn. with L. cygnus, Gr. kyknos, a swan.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cygnet in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cygnet in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of cygnet in a Sentence

  1. John Keats:

    Though the most beautiful creature were waiting for me at the end of a journey or a walk; though the carpet were of silk, the curtains of the morning clouds; the chairs and sofa stuffed with cygnet's down; the food manna, the wine beyond claret, the window opening on Winander Mere, I should not feel --or rather my happiness would not be so fine, as my solitude is sublime.

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  • Schwänlein, Schwänchen, Schwanenjunges, Schwanenküken, Jungschwan, Schwanenbaby, junger Schwan, SchwanenkindGerman
  • κυκνίσκοςGreek
  • cignidoEsperanto
  • joutsenenpoikanenFinnish
  • petit du cygne, cygneau, jeune cygneFrench
  • pullus cycneusLatin
  • CygnetNorwegian
  • łabędziątkoPolish
  • pui de lebădăRomanian
  • лебедёнокRussian
  • svan yunik, hisvan yunik, svanül, jisvan yunik, hisvanül, jisvanülVolapük

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    a decorative musical accompaniment (often improvised) added above a basic melody
    • A. knead
    • B. descant
    • C. aberrate
    • D. excogitate

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