swan, m.n: a swan. (SWAHN / ˈswan)

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Swan (Cygnus). Hyginus’s Sideribus tractatus, attributed to the scribe Francesco Buzzacarini. Padua, c. 1475-1480. The New York Public Library, Spencer Collection, MS 28. [digitalcollections.nypl.org]

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