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cygnus

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Etymology

Romanized form of the Ancient Greek κύκνος (kyknos) "swan"

Noun

cygnus (genitive cygnī); m, second declension

  1. A swan; a bird noted for its singing and sacred to Apollo.
  2. (fig.) A poet, especially one who sings.

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Number Singular Plural
nominative cygnus cygnī
genitive cygnī cygnōrum
dative cygnō cygnīs
accusative cygnum cygnōs
ablative cygnō cygnīs
vocative cygne cygnī

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