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Meaning of KITTEN

Pronunciation:  'kitn

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  young domestic cat
  2. [v]  have kittens, of a female cat

KITTEN is a 6 letter word that starts with K.


 Synonyms: kitty
 See Also: bear, birth, deliver, give birth, have, young mammal



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Kit"ten\, n. [OE. kiton, a dim. of cat; cf. G. kitze a
    young cat, also a female cat, and F. chaton, dim. of chat
    cat, also E. kitling. See {Cat}.]
    A young cat.
  2. \Kit"ten\, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Kittened}; p. pr. &
    vb. n. {Kittening}.]
    To bring forth young, as a cat; to bring forth, as kittens.
    --Shak. H. Spencer.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing a white kitten in your dream means deceit and trouble. Seeing non-white or soiled kittens, indicates trouble ahead for you.
Thesaurus Terms
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