mute swan definition

  • noun:
    • A white swan (Cygnus olor) native to European countries and Asia and widely introduced somewhere else, having an orange bill with a black knob during the base and being notably less vocal than most swans.
    • a white swan, Cygnus olor, found throughout European countries and much of Asia, having a distinctive orange bill with a black tip; it isn't really mute, it is not to vocal.
    • soundless Eurasian swan; generally domesticated
  • adjective:
    • a European crazy white swan (Cygnus olor syn. Cygnus gibbus), which produces no loud records, in difference from Trumpeter swan.

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