Definition of yearling
: one that is a year old: such asa : an animal one year old or in the second year of its ageb : a racehorse between January 1 of the year after the year in which it was foaled and the next January 1
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The next day, your horse is considered a yearling.)
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First Known Use of yearling
YEARLING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of yearling for English Language Learners
: an animal (such as a horse) that is between one and two years old
YEARLING Defined for Kids
Definition of yearling for Students
: an animal that is between one and two years old
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