fat·​ling ˈfat-liŋ How to pronounce fatling (audio)
: a young animal fattened for slaughter

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1534, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of fatling was circa 1534

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Cite this Entry

“Fatling.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fatling. Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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