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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any of several orchids of the genus Cycnoches having slender arching columns of flowers suggesting the throat of a graceful bird.

Usage examples (22)
  • My grandmother was named Edith... evokes Eadytha of the swan-neck.
  • Because of the horns, the instrument had a "swan-neck"-like curve in it.
  • Each print was framed in the same way, and had a swan-neck light curling out of the wall above it.
  • He stooped, and blew upon the dusty stone, and as the dust flew away from his breath, a shining bronze swan-neck was revealed. for more
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