weaner

[ wee-ner ]

noun
  1. a recently weaned animal.

  2. Stockbreeding. a device placed over the mouth of an animal that is being weaned, to keep it from suckling.

Origin of weaner

1
First recorded in 1570–80; wean + -er1

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British Dictionary definitions for weaner

weaner

/ (ˈwiːnə) /


noun
  1. a person or thing that weans

  2. a pig that has just been weaned and weighs less than 40 kg

  1. Australian and NZ a lamb, pig, or calf in the year in which it is weaned

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