piglet


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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.
The piglet - a Vietnamese potbelly and Kunekune crossbreed female - has been named Heidi and is now being cared for at a specialist rescue centre in Yorkshire.
8] CFU/g per piglet per d); iii) M group (piglets fed basal diet supplemented with freeze-dried L.
It is a nice time to check each piglet to make sure they are breathing well and see how their overall health looks.
As the number of piglets born in a litter increases, producers have seen a reduction in piglet birth weight and a rise in the death rate.
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.
So the 10-week-old piglet was moved into a field with lambs, and is now living, playing and sleeping with them in their pen.
His owner, Len Lucero, thought the only option was to have him put down, but then he realised the little piglet could live a full life with proper care.