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Meaning of YEARLING

Pronunciation:  'yeeuleeng

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  an animal in its second year
  2. [n]  a racehorse considered one year old until the second Jan. 1 following its birth
  3. [n]  a young child

YEARLING is a 8 letter word that starts with Y.


 Synonyms: bambino, toddler, tot
 See Also: bangtail, child, eutherian, eutherian mammal, fry, kid, minor, nestling, nipper, placental, placental mammal, race horse, racehorse, shaver, small fry, tiddler, tike, tyke, youngster



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Year"ling\, n. [Year + -ling.]
    An animal one year old, or in the second year of its age; --
    applied chiefly to cattle, sheep, and horses.
  2. \Year"ling\, a.
    Being a year old. ``A yearling bullock to thy name small
    smoke.'' --Pope.
Biology Dictionary
 Definition: A 1-year-old individual in its second year of life.