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mute swan

noun [C] uk   us  
the largest type of swan. Mute swans do not make as much noise as other swans when they fly.
Translations of “mute swan”
in Chinese (Traditional) 啞天鵝, 疣鼻天鵝…
in Chinese (Simplified) 疣鼻天鹅, 哑声天鹅…
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