weanling


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wean·ling

 (wēn′lĭng)
n.
1. A newly weaned child or young animal.
2. A weaned racehorse that is less than one year old.
adj.
Newly weaned.
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weanling

(ˈwiːnlɪŋ)
n
1. (Anthropology & Ethnology)
a. a child or young animal recently weaned
b. (as modifier): a weanling calf.
2. (Zoology)
a. a child or young animal recently weaned
b. (as modifier): a weanling calf.
[C16: from wean1 + -ling1]
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wean•ling

(ˈwin lɪŋ)

n.
a child or animal newly weaned.
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Translations

wean·ling

n. el, la recién destetado-a, desmamado-a.
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