yearling
noun Date: 15th century one that is a year old: as a. an animal one year old or in the second year of its age b. a racehorse between January 1 of the year after the year in which it was foaled and the next January 1 • yearling adjective

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  • yearling — [ jɶrliŋ ] n. m. • 1864; mot angl., proprt « d un an (year) » ♦ Anglic. Cheval pur sang âgé d un an. ● yearling nom masculin (anglais yearling, qui a un an) Cheval de race pure âgé de un an. yearling n. m. (Anglicisme) Poulain pur sang âgé d un… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • yearling — YEÁRLING s.m. Animal (mânz) având vârsta de un an. [pr.: iắrling] (din engl. yearling) Trimis de tavi, 14.05.2004. Sursa: MDN  yeárling s. m. Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  YEÁRLING m. Nume dat unui mânz pur sânge în …   Dicționar Român

  • Yearling — may refer to: *Yearling (biology, zoology), an animal in its second year of life. **Yearling (horse), a horse between one and two years of age.in titles or proper names:*Yearling, an imprint of the publishing company Random House. * The Yearling …   Wikipedia

  • Yearling — est un anglicisme désignant un cheval pur sang anglais, ou plus précisément un poulain qui est dans son année de 1 an (né l année précédente). Par extension, yearling peut désigner les poulains de n importe quelle race, nés l année précédente.… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Yearling — Year ling, a. Being a year old. A yearling bullock to thy name small smoke. Pope. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Yearling — Year ling, n. [Year + ling.] An animal one year old, or in the second year of its age; applied chiefly to cattle, sheep, and horses. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • yearling — / jIəliŋ/, it. / jerling/ s. ingl. [der. di year anno ; propr. di un anno ], usato in ital. al masch. (equit.) [cavallo da corsa di un anno] ▶◀ ‖ puledro …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • yearling — (n.) mid 15c., from YEAR (Cf. year) + LING (Cf. ling) …   Etymology dictionary

  • yearling — ► NOUN 1) an animal of a year old, or in its second year. 2) a racehorse in the calendar year after its year of foaling. ► ADJECTIVE ▪ having lived or existed for a year …   English terms dictionary

  • yearling — [yir′liŋ] n. 1. an animal one year old or in its second year 2. Horse Racing a horse one year old: all thoroughbreds birthdays are arbitrarily set at January 1, at which time a foal born on any date of the preceding year is reckoned one year old… …   English World dictionary

  • yearling — UK [ˈjɪə(r)lɪŋ] / US [ˈjɪrlɪŋ] noun [countable] Word forms yearling : singular yearling plural yearlings a young cow, deer, or horse that is between one and two years old …   English dictionary

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