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  Definition of swan
  1. stately heavy-bodied aquatic bird with very long neck and usually white plumage as adult
  2. to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true; "Before God I swear I am innocent"
  3. sweep majestically; "Airplanes were swanning over the mountains"
  4. move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment; "The gypsies roamed the woods"; "roving vagabonds"; "the wandering Jew"; "The cattle roam across the prairie"; "the laborers drift from one town to the next"; "They ro
Similar Words: affirm, verify, assert, avow, aver, swear, roll, wander, stray, tramp, roam, cast, ramble, rove, range, drift, vagabond

 

Hyponyms: coscoroba, cob, pen, cygnet, mute swan, Cygnus olor, whooper, whooper swan, Cygnus cygnus, tundra swan, Cygnus columbianus, trumpeter, trumpeter swan, Cygnus buccinator, black swan, Cygnus atratus, hold, claim, take, attest, declare, protest, assure, tell, maunder, gallivant, gad, jazz around

 

Grouped Verbs: stray, err, drift, wander

 

Member Meronyms: Anatidae, family Anatidae

 

Derivational Morphology: swearer, oath, swearing, assertion, averment, asseveration, asserter, declarer, affirmer, asseverator, avower, avowal, avouchment, affirmation, statement, vagrant, drifter, floater, vagabond, wandering, roving, vagabondage, drifting, amble, promenade, ramble, saunter, stroll, perambulation, rambler, wanderer, roamer, rover, bird of passage, hiker, tramp, tramper, alley cat, stray, straggler, strayer

 

Language Translations:
Albanian: mjellma   Basque: beltxarga  
Belarusian: лебедзь   Bosnian: labud  
Breton: alarc’h   Bulgarian: лебед  
Catalan: cigne   Chinese: 天鹅  
Croatian: labud   Danish: svane  
Dutch: zwaan   Esperanto: cigno  
Estonian: kühmnokk-luik   Finnish: joutsen  
French: cygne   Frisian: swan  
Galician: cisne   German: Schwan  
Greek: κύκνος   Hungarian: hattyú  
Icelandic: álft   Indonesian: angsa  
Interlingua: cygno   Irish: eala  
Italian: cigno   Japanese: 白鳥  
Korean: 고니   Kurdish:  
Latin: cygnus   Latvian: paugurknābja gulbis  
Lithuanian: gulbė   Macedonian: лебед  
Malayalam: അരയന്നം   Maltese: ċinju  
Norwegian: svane   Polish: łabędź  
Portuguese: cisne   Romanian: lebăda  
Russian: лебедь   Slovak: labuť  
Slovene: labod   Spanish: cisne  
Swedish: svan   Telugu: హంస  
Turkish: kuğu   Ukrainian: лебідь  
Welsh: alarch  
 
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