yeanling


Related to yeanling: yearling

yean·ling

 (yēn′lĭng)
n.
The young of a sheep or goat; a lamb or kid.

yeanling

(ˈjiːnlɪŋ)
n
(Zoology) the young of a goat or sheep

yean•ling

(ˈyin lɪŋ)

n.
1. the young of a sheep or goat; a lamb or kid.
adj.
2. just born; infant.
[1630–40]
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duckling, yeanling 'young lamb', fledgling 'a young bird', yearling 'an animal, especially horse, between one and two years old', Swedish killing 'goatling', also by extension sapling 'a young tree'; many of which tan also refer to a 'boy'.