Definition of piglet
: a small usually young swine
Recent Examples of piglet from the Web
Piglets will race around a track to squeal their way to the finish line.
When the batch of piglets arrived at the farm in March, students chose their animals, selecting those with the best shot at championship.
A female pig made a run for it Friday morning with her piglets in tow, CBS affiliate KEYE-TV reports.
Tilda Swinton, Paul Dano and Jake Gyllenhaal co-star with a super-pig and the little Korean girl (Ahn Seo-hyun) who raised it from a super-piglet.
In addition to Okja, 25 other piglets were farmed out to 25 other far-flung families with the intention, in 10 years, of retrieving and harvesting the best of breed.
Eager to promote that accomplishment, the piglets are place with different farmers across the globe, building toward a contest to see who has raised the best bacon-to-be.
Bloated sows lie in grids of 84 metal pens to give birth, their piglets - some still trailing dried umbilical cords - squirming and sleeping next to them.
A new litter of piglets is born here every 25 minutes, on average, stumbling out into the chorus of pig squeals and the glare of overhead heat lamps.
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First Known Use of piglet
PIGLET Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of piglet for English Language Learners
: a baby pig
PIGLET Defined for Kids
Definition of piglet for Students
: a baby pig
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