weanling

noun
wean·ling | \ ˈwēn-liŋ \

Definition of weanling 

: a child or animal newly weaned

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weanling adjective

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The 10 American Pharoah weanlings sold last November brought an average price of $445,000. Tim Sullivan, The Courier-Journal, "Even a Triple Crown won't end the problems facing horse racing," 6 June 2018 Fueled in part by the fascination with American Pharoah’s offspring, the average price for the 10,343 weanlings, yearlings and 2-year-olds in training sold at auction last year jumped by more than 14 percent from 2016, to $72,823. Tim Sullivan, The Courier-Journal, "Even a Triple Crown won't end the problems facing horse racing," 6 June 2018 These weanling seals are fully recovered and ready to return to the wild! Alana Levene, BostonGlobe.com, "Gray seals blown ashore in March storms will be released in Sandwich," 13 May 2018

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First Known Use of weanling

circa 1533, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of weanling was circa 1533

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weanling

noun
wean·ling | \ ˈwēn-liŋ \

Medical Definition of weanling 

: a child or animal newly weaned

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weanling adjective

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