Why is a male swan called a cob?
A Male Swan is called a Cob, from the Middle English (that is, English between 1066 and 1500) word Cobbe, meaning leader of a group. The Word Swan comes form the Indo- European root Swen, to sing.
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A group of swans is called a bevy, lamentation, herd, game, team or wedge (flying in a "V" formation) Collective nouns pertaining to swans are bank, bevy, drift, eyrar, flight, game, herd, lamentation, sownder, team, wedge and whiting.
Baby swans are called as cygnets. Adult male swans are called ascobs while adult female swans are called as pens.
that's what holds the corn kernels When used in relation to health and dental insurance, COB means "Coordination of Benefits" between two or more insurance policies that cover the same person. COB is set by state law and licensed insurers and HMOs must follow that law in paying benefits. a cob is a …bread roll close of business cum on body In relation to animals; COB means care of body. ( Full Answer )
We've searched and although it doesn't seem to exist - so far - can we suggest 'cygnophobia', from the latin cygnus for swan? Good luck The two linguists While I'm sure cygnophobia would be acceptable, phobia etymology is derived from Greek roots, and therefore kiknophobia (from kiknos) would …probably be more accurate. ( Full Answer )
The young of a swan is called a cygnet or a flapper, an ugly little creature which can be easily mistaken as a duck.
A female swan is called a "pen; Here is a link to my resource. http://www.newton.dep.anl.gov/askasci/zoo00/zoo00392.htm
\nA Swan is a bird in the family of Anatidae. A young swan is called a cygnets when adult male is called a cob. Most swans are white, while others are different colors.
A baby swan is called a "cygnet" A group of cygnets or eggs is called a "clutch" A group of swans in the wild is called a "herd"
Cobweb is an alternate word, derived from the middle English coppeweb (from coppe, meaning "spider", a word that was introduced to England by the Dutch invaders.)
The male swan has a penis, the female does not. . Birds don't have penises. They use cloacae, like reptiles, the entrances of which are pressed close together when mating.
The river was named Swarte Swaene - Revier by a Dutch explorer named Willem de Vlamingh in 1697 because of the famous black swans.
No, both male and femaes are white. A grey swan is probably an adolescent who hasn't gotten his/hers adult feathers yet.
Dutch Captain Willem de Vlamingh named the Swan River in 1697 because of the black swans he saw in abundance there.
A cob can mean a male swan or the inner part of the corn ear. Thereare other meanings for this word. For example, cob can mean a shortor stocky horse. It also can refer to a combination of clay andstraw used as building material.
a cob web is a spiders web that has been abandoned and collected a lot of dust.
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I am not sure of the fairy tale you are citing. In the dictionary they are referred to as cygnets.
The female swan is called a pen and the male swan is called a cob.
Cob's the name for a male swan, pen for a female. A group of eggs, or baby swans, is ka a clutch. The general term for all baby swans is cygnet. The word comes to English, from the Latin cygnus for swan, by way of the French cygne. The scientific classification of swans is kingdom Animalia; phylum C…hordata; class Aves; order Anseriformes; family Anatidae; subfamily Anserinae; genus Cygnus. ( Full Answer )
If, by cob - you mean a male swan, then the female equivalent is a 'pen'
As with most birds, the male is called a Cock, the female is a hen. This is also true with chickens. The word Rooster was made up by Americans because they're prudish and considered "Cock" too rude.
i don't really no but i think it sounds like a trumpet or some thing .........
Your answers will vary depending on your definition of "she-male." I'll assume that you were referring to the slang term for a genetically male individual transitioning or undergoing surgery/ hormonal treatments to become (take on the physical characteristics) female. In this case, you can refer to …them as a tranni (slang for transsexual). ( Full Answer )
Young or baby swans are called a cygnet. The way to pronounce it is ( sig-nit) Male swan - Cob Female swan - Pen Young swan - Cygnet As a group - Flock
Because in the Twilight Movies the name of Kristen is Bella Swan, and her real name is Kristen Stewart. DDDDDDDDDUUUUUUUUUUUHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
We have swans in the lake by my house. We have been here for three years and each year, its been the female that incubates the eggs exclusively.
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The name of the housing a swan uses is twigs, leaves, pine needles, and branches.
When a swan runs on water it is called "taking off." . When a swan "water skis" on the water it is called "landing." . Same for ducks and geese.
There are several types of Swan. In Europe we have the Mute Swan which is not known for its call, and there are several others. . Swans do not sing in the same way as many smaller birds but they do make various noises, not much more than grunts - particularly when young cygnets call to their parent…s. Their loudest noisest may come from their flapping wings as they fly. . Strangely, the word swan comes from the same root as sound or song . This is from the legend that dying swans make one final swansong. ( Full Answer )
Because Rosalie told Edward that Alice told her that Alice saw Bella jump off a cliff and drown. But Alice couldn't see Jacob saving Bella, because by then he was already a werewolf. And Alice can't see any future to anyone if it involves a werewolf.
Not much, she'll probably find a new mate. If she has Cygnets (babies) she might accept the help of another mated pair.
Perth was founded in 1829, and this is when it was called the Swan River settlement. In 1829, Captain Charles Fremantle was sent to take formal possession of the remainder of New Holland which had not already been claimed for Britain under the territory of New South Wales. On 2 May 1829, Captain …Fremantle raised the Union Jack on the south head of the Swan River, thereby claiming the territory for Britain. On 1 June 1829, Western Australia's first civilian settlers, men, women and children, arrived in the Swan River Colony aboard the Parmelia . The colony of Western Australia (known as the Swan River colony) was proclaimed on 8 June 1829, and two months later, Perth was also founded. ( Full Answer )
i think male swans have this little thingy above their heads and a little thing below their beaks
first you paddle with your webed feet, then you spred your wing s and fly!
it is a horse when you get horses with brown bodies and black mane and tails then that horse is therefore bay so it would be the breed of horse which is "cob" so it is a cob that has a brown body and a black mane and tail.
Juno Swans: In Greek and Roman mythology, swans drew the chariot of Venus, goddess of love. In this mythology swans were not associated with Juno whose scared birds was the peacock. On the other hand ,swans were the royal birds(those on the River Thames are still owned by the Queen),and perhaps this… is why Shakespeare made a mistake and attached them to juno,queen of the gods Rosalind and Celia called is Juno swans because these swans were always together and united just like these two cousins ( Full Answer )
Shoot it with a shotgun or: shoot it with a ak74 knife it dont go near the swans give it food :)
The male it has red beard but the female doesn't and the female it lays egg but the male is not...
A gathering of swans is called a flock, unless they are flying in a V formation. While in formation flight, the correct term is a wedge.
The Mute Swan ( Cygnus olor ) is not altogether silent as the name suggests. It is called this because it does not emit sounds in flight, whilst all other swans communicate in the air. On the water the Mute Swan is far from mute and will squawk louder than most.
The Old English for spider was atorcoppe (poison-head). The "pp" altered to "b" in the 16th Century and "cob" became a stand alone word for spider, still used in some English dialects into the 1930s. Ergo cobweb = spiderweb.
The name 'Mute' derives from the fact that they are just less vocal than other species
The official definition for a swan is "a large waterbird with along flexible neck, short legs, webbed feet, a broad bill, andtypically all-white plumage."
I have a pair of mute swans that one has been acting veryaggressive towards the other one. I think its the female. Keeps itswings raised up all of the time lately and chases the other oneaway. Why? Up until lately and now is the 1st of March they havebeen staying together now they stay at different …sideds of the lake ( Full Answer )
The official definition of the word cob is "the central,cylindrical, woody part of the corn ear to which the grains, orkernels, are attached."
Male swans are often a bit larger than the females and have athicker neck; the knob at the base of the male's upper bill islarger than the female's knob.
While some bird species make it very easy to tell the male andfemale apart, swans are harder to distinguish between. The biggestdifference is that the males are larger than females.
Ben Jonson, in the dedication poem at the start of the 1623 first Folio of Shakespeare, which reads in part as follows: Sweet swan of Avon! what a fight it were To see thee in our waters yet appeare, And make those flights upon the bankes of Thames, That so did take Eliza, and our James !
That's an interesting question. Of course it is up to you, but hereare some ideas: . Swanderson . Mr. Grace . Birdman . Evan . Taco . Bob the Swan . Jeremy . Mr. Swan . Killian . Dread Pirate Swanberts . Ugly (after the Ugly Duckling) . Andersen . Hans . Mr. Lovely . Mr. White (or Mr…. Gray) . Dalton . Timothy . Ethan . Beaker . Waddle . Zoltar . Mr. Whoopers ( Full Answer )