cygnine definition

  • adjective:
    • getting regarding the genus Cygnus (swan), within subfamily Anserinae of household Anatidae, though sometimes considered a distinct subfamily, Cygninae.
    • Of, concerning, regarding, resembling, or having the faculties of a swan or swans.
  • noun:
    • An alkaloid from gastrolobium calycinium, the 'York path' poison plant; a convulsant poison, C19H22N2O3.
  • others:
    • Related To or obtaining the characters associated with the Cygnin√¶.

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