yearling

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English yerling, yerlyng, equivalent to year +‎ -ling. Cognate with Dutch jaarling (yearling), German Jährling (yearling).

Noun[edit]

yearling (plural yearlings)

  1. An animal that is between one and two years old; one that is in its second year (but not yet two full years old).
    a yearling lamb
  2. A racehorse that is considered to be one year old until a subsequent January 1st.

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /jœʁ.liŋ/, /jiʁ.liŋ/

Noun[edit]

yearling m (plural yearlings)

  1. yearling