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whoop·er(ho͞o′pər, wo͞o′-, hwo͞o′-)
1. A whooping crane.
2. A whooper swan.
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(Animals) a large white Old World swan, Cygnus cygnus, having a black bill with a yellow base and a noisy whooping cry
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whoop•er(ˈhu pər, ˈʰwu-, ˈwu-)
1. a person or thing that whoops.
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|Noun||1.||whooper - rare North American crane having black-and-white plumage and a trumpeting call|
crane - large long-necked wading bird of marshes and plains in many parts of the world
|2.||whooper - common Old World swan noted for its whooping call|
swan - stately heavy-bodied aquatic bird with very long neck and usually white plumage as adult
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