young one

noun
\ˈyəŋ(w)ən, dialectal -ŋəm or ˈyōŋə-\

Definition of young one 

1 : a young human being : child, youngster they've got eleven young ones, eleven brats now— Elizabeth M. Roberts

2 : a young animal

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History and Etymology for young one

Middle English yong oon young person, from yong young + oon one

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