proper noun (wikipedia, Cygnus)
Etymology: cygnus, a "swan" < Ancient Greek (kyknos) "swan"
- (constellation): A summer constellation of the northern sky, said to resemble a swan. It includes the stars Deneb and Albireo.
- (greekmyth): 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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