[ ween-ling ]
/ ˈwin lɪŋ /
a child or animal newly weaned.
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British Dictionary definitions for weanling
/ (ˈwiːnlɪŋ) /
- a child or young animal recently weaned
- (as modifier)a weanling calf
Word Origin for weanling
C16: from wean 1 + -ling 1
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