the younger


used in comparing the ages of two people who are members of the same family
He's the younger of her two brothers.
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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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