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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.
Ingelvac PRRSFLEX EU for piglets and ReproCyc PRRS EU for breeding gilts and sows will be launched in most European countries in October 2015.
Additionally, the effects of administration of freeze-dried probiotic lactobacilli on the growth performance and fecal microflora of weaned piglets were further investigated.
A PIG rescued by the RSPCA after she was found roaming Eston Hills has given birth to a litter of seven piglets in her new home.
For those of us raising pasture pigs, this is a time of piglets running through the fields and nursing in the sunshine.
The Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv) that is so deadly to piglets can be carried by livestock feed, according to a report (link) in the journal BMC Veterinary Research, published in the United Kingdom.
Intended for young people ages 4-8, Higgledy Piggledy: A Tale of Four Little Pigs is a lighthearted children's picturebook about four piglets named Curly, Twirly, Whirly, and Higgledy Piggledy.
When piglets are born, they need a certain set of skills to be able to thrive.
In a first, scientists have created ten transgenic piglets that glow a greenish tint under black light.
Although most sow herds previously had received CV777-based inactivated vaccine, a large-scale outbreak of PED has been associated with high rates of illness and death in suckling piglets in China since late 2010, resulting in substantial economic losses.
Individual piglet birth weight was found to have the highest correlation with profit when compared to number of piglets born.