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foal

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noun \ˈfōl\

Simple Definition of foal

  • : a young horse; especially : a horse that is less than one year old

Full Definition of foal

  1. :  a young animal of the horse family; especially :  one under one year

in foal
  1. :  pregnant 4

Origin of foal

Middle English fole, from Old English fola; akin to Latin pullus young of an animal, Greek pais child — more at few


First Known Use: before 12th century

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foal

verb

Simple Definition of foal

  • : to give birth to a foal

Full Definition of foal

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to give birth to a foal

  3. transitive verb
  4. :  to give birth to (a foal)

Examples of foal

  1. The mare will foal in June.



14th Century

First Known Use of foal

14th century

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