Definition of Piglet

1. Noun. A young pig.

Exact synonyms: Piggy, Shoat, Shote
Generic synonyms: Young Mammal
Group relationships: Genus Sus, Sus
Specialized synonyms: Sucking Pig
Derivative terms: Piggy, Pig



Definition of Piglet

1. Noun. A young pig; pigling. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Piglet

1. a small pig [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Piglet

piggybank
piggybanks
pigheaded
pigheadedly
pigheadedness
pigheadednesses
pight
pighted
pightel
pightels
pighting
pightle
pightles
pights
pigless
piglet (current term)
piglets
piglike
pigling
piglings
pigmaean
pigman
pigmean
pigmeat
pigmeats
pigment
pigment cell
pigment cell of skin
pigment cells of iris
pigment cells of retina

Literary usage of Piglet

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1. The Sanctuary of Demeter and Kore: Terracotta Figurines of the Classical by Gloria S. Merker (2000)
"piglet held as in H7, its head and right foreleg resting on girl's forearm. ... Tooling on piglet, folds. Large piglet held horizontally across girl's chest ..."

2. The Selfish Pig's Guide to Caring by Hugh Marriott (2003)
"You let it happen because of your protective feelings towards the piglet. If they're to maintain a perception of at least some independence, they mustn't be ..."

3. I Ching: Translation and Remarks: the Chameleon Book by Freeman Crouch (2005)
"Remarks on Dun / Abduction (piglet) O Wordplay likens a captive raid, ... A moment of piglet is a moment when enthusiasm for an acquisitive and destructive ..."

4. The Journal of Comparative Pathology and Therapeutics (1888)
"Of the 7 piglet sera from this herd 3 reacted at titres from 1140 to 11320. ... Serum from this piglet gave no protection in a serum neutralization test ..."

5. Scale and Access Issues Affecting Smallholder Hog Producers in an Expanding by Achilles Costales (2006)
"The activities in piglet production and in full- cycle operation are such that the breeding stock (gilts and sows) are classified as investments, ..."

6. The Journal of Comparative Pathology and Therapeutics (1888)
"Before this, however, the reserve piglet had strengthened and developed firm ... Only one piglet of those challenged with suspension alone in the four main ..."

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