foal

[ fohl ]
/ foʊl /

noun

a young horse, mule, or related animal, especially one that is not yet one year of age.

verb (used with or without object)

to give birth to (a colt or filly).

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Origin of foal

before 950; (noun) Middle English fole,Old English fola; cognate with Old High German folo (German Fohlen); akin to Latin pullus young animal, Greek pôlos foal; (v.) Middle English, derivative of the noun

OTHER WORDS FROM foal

un·foaled, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for foal

foal
/ (fəʊl) /

noun

the young of a horse or related animal

verb

to give birth to (a foal)

Word Origin for foal

Old English fola; related to Old Frisian fola, Old High German folo foal, Latin pullus young creature, Greek pōlos foal
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