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Cygnus

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[[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] cygnus (swan) < Ancient Greek κύκνος (kyknos) “swan”

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Cygnus

  1. a taxonomic genus, within subfamily Anserinae - most swans
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[[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] cygnus (swan) < Ancient Greek κύκνος (kyknos) “swan”

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Cygnus

  1. (astronomy): A summer constellation of the northern sky, said to resemble a swan. It includes the stars Deneb and Albireo.
  2. (Greek mythology): A king of the Ligurians and relative of Phaeton who was tranformed into a swan and placed in the sky as a constellation. Also called Cycnus.

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