the younger

noun

Definition of the younger

1 used in comparing the ages of two people who are members of the same family He's the younger of her two brothers.
2 used to refer to the younger of two people (such as a father and son) who have the same name the painters Hans Holbein the Elder and his son Hans Holbein the Younger

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“The younger.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20younger. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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