yearling

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year·ling

 (yîr′lĭng)
n.
1. An animal that is one year old or has not completed its second year.
2. A racehorse that is one year old, dating from January 1 of the year in which it was foaled in the Northern Hemisphere, and from July 1 or August 1 in the Southern Hemisphere.

year′ling adj.

yearling

(ˈjɪəlɪŋ)
n
1. (Zoology) the young of any of various animals, including the antelope and buffalo, between one and two years of age
2. (Horse Racing) a thoroughbred racehorse counted for racing purposes as being one year old until the second Jan 1 following its birth
3. (Banking & Finance)
a. a bond that is intended to mature after one year
b. (as modifier): yearling bonds.
adj
being a year old

year•ling

(ˈyɪər lɪŋ)

n.
1. an animal in its second year.
2. a horse one year old, dating from January 1 of the year after the year of foaling.
adj.
3. being a year old.
[1425–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.yearling - a young childyearling - a young child        
child, kid, minor, nipper, tiddler, youngster, tike, shaver, small fry, nestling, fry, tyke - a young person of either sex; "she writes books for children"; "they're just kids"; "`tiddler' is a British term for youngster"
2.yearling - a racehorse considered one year old until the second Jan. 1 following its birthyearling - a racehorse considered one year old until the second Jan. 1 following its birth
bangtail, race horse, racehorse - a horse bred for racing
3.yearling - an animal in its second yearyearling - an animal in its second year  
eutherian, eutherian mammal, placental, placental mammal - mammals having a placenta; all mammals except monotremes and marsupials
Translations

yearling

[ˈjɪəlɪŋ]
A. ADJprimal
B. Nprimal(a) m/f

yearling

n (= animal)Jährling m; (= racehorse also)Einjährige(r) mf
adjeinjährig

yearling

[ˈjɪəlɪŋ] n (racehorse) → yearling m inv