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foal

 (fōl)
n.
The young offspring of a horse or other equine animal, especially one under a year old.
intr.v. foaled, foal·ing, foals
To give birth to a foal.

[Middle English fole, from Old English fola; see pau- in Indo-European roots.]

foal

(fəʊl)
n
(Zoology) the young of a horse or related animal
vb
(Zoology) to give birth to (a foal)
[Old English fola; related to Old Frisian fola, Old High German folo foal, Latin pullus young creature, Greek pōlos foal]

foal

(foʊl)

n.
1. the nursing young of any mammal of the horse family.
v.i., v.t.
2. to give birth to (a colt or filly).
[before 950; Middle English fole, Old English fola; c. Old Saxon fola, Old High German folo, Old Norse foli]

foal


Past participle: foaled
Gerund: foaling

Imperative
foal
foal
Present
I foal
you foal
he/she/it foals
we foal
you foal
they foal
Preterite
I foaled
you foaled
he/she/it foaled
we foaled
you foaled
they foaled
Present Continuous
I am foaling
you are foaling
he/she/it is foaling
we are foaling
you are foaling
they are foaling
Present Perfect
I have foaled
you have foaled
he/she/it has foaled
we have foaled
you have foaled
they have foaled
Past Continuous
I was foaling
you were foaling
he/she/it was foaling
we were foaling
you were foaling
they were foaling
Past Perfect
I had foaled
you had foaled
he/she/it had foaled
we had foaled
you had foaled
they had foaled
Future
I will foal
you will foal
he/she/it will foal
we will foal
you will foal
they will foal
Future Perfect
I will have foaled
you will have foaled
he/she/it will have foaled
we will have foaled
you will have foaled
they will have foaled
Future Continuous
I will be foaling
you will be foaling
he/she/it will be foaling
we will be foaling
you will be foaling
they will be foaling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been foaling
you have been foaling
he/she/it has been foaling
we have been foaling
you have been foaling
they have been foaling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been foaling
you will have been foaling
he/she/it will have been foaling
we will have been foaling
you will have been foaling
they will have been foaling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been foaling
you had been foaling
he/she/it had been foaling
we had been foaling
you had been foaling
they had been foaling
Conditional
I would foal
you would foal
he/she/it would foal
we would foal
you would foal
they would foal
Past Conditional
I would have foaled
you would have foaled
he/she/it would have foaled
we would have foaled
you would have foaled
they would have foaled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.foal - a young horsefoal - a young horse        
young mammal - any immature mammal
Equus caballus, horse - solid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times
filly - a young female horse under the age of four
colt - a young male horse under the age of four
Verb1.foal - give birth to a foal; "the mare foaled"
birth, give birth, bear, deliver, have - cause to be born; "My wife had twins yesterday!"
Translations
مُـهْـرتَلِدُ الفَرَسُ مُهْرا
hříběvrhnout hříbě
følfole
ĉevalido
varsavarsoa
ždrijebe
csikó
kastafolald
馬の子
망아지
atsivesti kumeliukąkumeliuotis
atnestieskumeļš
mânz
žrebe
föl
ลูกม้า
ngựa con

foal

[fəʊl]
A. Npotro m
B. VI [mare] → parir

foal

[ˈfəʊl] npoulain m

foal

nFohlen nt, → Füllen nt; in foalträchtig
vifohlen

foal

[fəʊl] npuledro

foal

(fəul) noun
a young horse.
verb
to give birth to a foal. The mare should foal this week.

foal

مُهْر hříbě føl Fohlen πουλάρι potro varsa poulain ždrijebe puledro 馬の子 망아지 veulen føll źrebię potro жеребенок föl ลูกม้า tay ngựa con
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