young one


dialectal -ŋəm or ˈyōŋə-
: a young human being : child, youngster
they've got eleven young ones, eleven brats nowElizabeth M. Roberts
: a young animal

Word History


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

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“Young one.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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