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pup

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noun \ˈpəp\

Simple Definition of pup

  • : a young dog; also : one of the young of various animals other than dogs

Full Definition of pup

  1. 1 :  a young dog; also :  one of the young of various animals (as a seal or rat)

  2. 2 :  offset 2a

Origin of pup

short for puppy


First Known Use: 1773

Other Mammals Terms

Rhymes with pup

cup, dup, hup, scup, sup, tup, up, yup


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pup

verb

Definition of pup

puppedpup·ping

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to give birth to pups



1787

First Known Use of pup

1787



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