Definition of Cygnus in English:

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Cygnus

Pronunciation: /ˈsiɡnəs/
Astronomy
1A prominent northern constellation (the Swan), said to represent a flying swan that was the form adopted by Zeus on one occasion. It contains the bright star Deneb.
1.1 (as genitive Cygniˈsiɡnē) Used with a preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation: the star Delta Cygni

Origin

Latin.

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Syllabification: Cyg·nus

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