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Meaning of CYGNUS

Pronunciation:  'signus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a genus of Anatidae
  2. [n]  a constellation in the northern hemisphere between Pegasus and Draco in the Milky Way; contains a black hole
 

CYGNUS is a 6 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: genus Cygnus
 
 See Also: Anatidae, bird genus, black swan, constellation, Cygnus atratus, Cygnus buccinator, Cygnus columbianus, Cygnus cygnus, Cygnus olor, Deneb, family Anatidae, mute swan, Northern Cross, trumpeter, trumpeter swan, tundra swan, whooper, whooper swan

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Cyg"nus\ (s?g"n?s), n. [L., a swan.] (Astron.)
A constellation of the northern hemisphere east of, or
following, Lyra; the Swan.

 

 

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