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YOUNG, adjective Yung. [G., Latin ]

1. Not having been long born; being in the first part of life; not old; used of animals; as a young child; a young man; a young fawn.

2. Being in the first part of growth; as a young plant; a young tree.

3. Ignorant; weak; or rather, having little experience.

Come, elder brother, thourt too young in this.

YOUNG, noun The offspring of animals, either a single animal, or offspring collectively. The cow will take care of her young as will the hen. Animals make provision for their young