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pig·let

 (pĭg′lĭt)
n.
A young pig.

piglet

(ˈpɪɡlɪt)
n
(Animals) a young pig

pig•let

(ˈpɪg lɪt)

n.
a little pig.
[1880–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.piglet - a young pigpiglet - a young pig        
young mammal - any immature mammal
genus Sus, Sus - type genus of the Suidae
sucking pig - an unweaned piglet
Translations
varkie
خِنَّوْص، خِنْزير صَغير
sele
pattegris
porsas
חזרזיר
odojakprase
kismalacmalac
grís
prašiček
kulting
domuz yavrusu

piglet

[ˈpɪglɪt] Ncerdito m, lechón m, chanchito m (LAm)

piglet

[ˈpɪglət] nporcelet m

piglet

, pigling
nFerkel nt

piglet

[ˈpɪglɪt] nmaialino, porcellino

pig

(pig) noun
1. a kind of farm animal whose flesh is eaten as pork, ham and bacon. He keeps pigs.
2. an offensive word for an unpleasant, greedy or dirty person. You pig!
ˈpiggyplural ˈpiggies noun
a child's word for a (little) pig.
adjective
like a pig's. piggy eyes.
ˈpiglet (-lit) noun
a baby pig.
piggybackpickabackˌpigˈheaded adjective
stubborn. a pigheaded idiot.
ˌpigˈheadedness noun
ˈpigskin noun, adjective
(of) a kind of leather made from the skin of a pig. Her purse was (made of) pigskin.
ˈpigstyplural ˈpigsties, ~ˈpigstyes noun
1. a building in which pigs are kept.
2. a dirty, untidy place. This room is a pigsty!
pigswillswillˈpigtail noun
a plait usually worn at the sides of the head. She wears her hair in pigtails.
pigs might fly
said of something very unlikely to happen. `We might have fine weather for our holidays.' `Yes, and pigs might fly!'
References in classic literature ?
You will also become acquainted with Jim the Cab-Horse, the Nine Tiny Piglets, and Eureka, the Kitten.
The Wizard took eight tiny white piglets from an inside pocket and set them on the table.
For one, the farm does not sell the piglets produced by the 2,000 sows.
FINDING YOU HAVE EXTRA FARM piglets for sale can happen occasionally.
In order to improve the growth rate of piglets after weaning, the use of antibiotics as growth-promoting agents through their inclusion in the diet at subtherapeutic doses has been done on a regular basis.
Firefighters from Pewsey in Wiltshire reportedly saved 18 piglets and two sows from a barn fire in February.
This well-studied virus caused reproductive disorders, stillbirth, and sudden death in piglets, resulting in the loss of [approximately equal to] 50,000 animals in the 2 affected farms.
Under natural conditions piglets are generally 'weaned' from their mother at between 10 and 22 weeks of age [2-5].
Based on our experience, however, I propose that this really depends on the availability and price of piglets, the availability of a boar (if you already have a sow), how much food you can produce on the homestead to feed the boar or breeding pair, and how much space you have to keep them in.
One hundred and forty seven piglets (DurocxLandracexYorkshire) from 15 pens (average pen weight 6.
THESE 14 piglets were saved by Croxteth Home Farm staff after their mum fell ill.