fatling

noun
fat·​ling | \ ˈfat-liŋ How to pronounce fatling (audio) \

Definition of fatling

: a young animal fattened for slaughter

First Known Use of fatling

circa 1534, in the meaning defined above

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“Fatling.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fatling. Accessed 28 Feb. 2021.

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