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pup

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noun \ˈpəp\

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 and Etymology of pup

short for puppy


First Known Use: 1542

Other Mammals Terms


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pup

verb

Definition of pup

pupped

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pupping

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

1708

First Known Use of pup

1708



PUP Defined for English Language Learners

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pup

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noun \ˈpəp\

Definition of pup for English Language Learners

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


PUP Defined for Kids

pup

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noun \ˈpəp\

Definition of pup for Students

  1. 1 :  puppy

  2. 2 :  a young animal <seal pups>



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