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 data in Table 18-4 show that the physical environment has its greatest effect on piglet survival during and after farrowing (see % mortality column).
The female piglet, which is described as a black 'iron age' piglet is about the size of a Jack Russell dog.
The New Year DIY went on to inspire dozens of Twitter users to maker their own Lemon Piglet just ahead of 2018.
Agriculture food company Cargill stated on Friday that it plans to invest about USD15m in a new piglet feed production line at its existing premix and nutrition facility in Tianjin, China.
Effects of benzoic acid and inulin on ammonianitrogen excretion, plasma urea levels, and the pH in faeces and urine of weaner piglet.
A) Cerebellar white matter of CT-affected piglet showing multiple sharply bordered vacuoles but normal myelination (stained in blue; luxol fast blue/hematoxylin-eosin staining; original magnification x10).
The effects of lipid sources on piglet performance without a transition period: Soon after weaning, at 26-29 days of age, 108 piglets purchased from a commercial farm were divided into 9 experimental groups, which were randomly allocated to three lipid source treatments.
When her parents discover what she has done, they insist she takes the piglet back to Mr Carter or that she telephones him to explain.
That is, when feed costs are high, piglet prices are higher, usually because less people are raising them, thus demand is greater.
This was thought to be similar to improved pig performance seen with plasma inclusion in early-weaned piglet diets.