hatchling

noun
hatch·​ling | \ ˈhach-liŋ How to pronounce hatchling (audio) \

Definition of hatchling

: a recently hatched animal

First Known Use of hatchling

1854, in the meaning defined above

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hatchling

noun

English Language Learners Definition of hatchling

: a recently hatched animal : a very young bird, fish, etc., that has just come out from an egg

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