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 for Cygnus
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cygnus \Cyg"nus\ (s?g"n?s), n. [L., a swan.] (Astron.)
     A constellation of the northern hemisphere east of, or
     following, Lyra; the Swan.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a constellation in the northern hemisphere between Pegasus
           and Draco in the Milky Way; contains a black hole
      2: a genus of Anatidae [syn: Cygnus, genus Cygnus]

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