Definition of mawp in English:

mawp

noun

English Regional
  • The bullfinch, Pyrrhula pyrrhula.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Goostrey Churchwardens' Accounts. Origin uncertain; probably variant of nope with change of initial consonant; see also alp and hoop, and also the form pope recorded from Dorset in 19th cent.

Pronunciation

mawp

/mɔːp/