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Noun: whooper  hoo-pu(r)
  1. Rare North American crane having black-and-white plumage and a trumpeting call
    - whooping crane, Grus americana
     
  2. Common Old World swan noted for its whooping call
    - whooper swan, Cygnus cygnus

Derived forms: whoopers

Type of: crane, swan

Part of: Cygnus, genus Cygnus, genus Grus, Grus

Encyclopedia: Whooper