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whaup

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noun \ˈhwȯp, ˈwȯp\

Definition of whaup

plural

whaup

also

whaups

chiefly Scottish

  1. :  a European curlew (Numenius arquata)



Origin and Etymology of whaup

imitative


First Known Use: circa 1512


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