- a commonly domesticated soundless white swan, Cygnus olor, of Europe and Asia.
Origin of mute swan
First recorded in 1775–85
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- a Eurasian swan, Cygnus olor, with a pure white plumage, an orange-red bill with a black base, and a curved neckCompare whistling swan