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Today's word is:

swan

|swän|

noun

a large waterbird with a long flexible neck, short legs, webbed feet, a broad bill, and typically all-white plumage.

[Genus Cygnus (and Coscoroba): several species.]

verb ( swans, swanning , swanned ) [ no obj. ] informal

move about or go somewhere in a casual, relaxed way, typically perceived as irresponsible or ostentatious by others: swanning around in a $2,000 sharkskin suit doesn't make you a Renaissance prince.

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ORIGIN: Old English, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch zwaan and German Schwan .