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Definition of whelp noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

whelp

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BrE BrE//welp//
 
; NAmE NAmE//welp//
 
 
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(specialist) a young animal of the dog family; a puppy or cub Word Origin Old English hwelp (noun), of Germanic origin; related to Dutch welp and German Welf.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: whelp

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