Meaning of yearling

year•ling

Pronunciation: (yēr'ling), [key]
— n.
  1. an animal in its second year.
  2. a horse one year old, dating from January 1 of the year after the year of foaling.
—adj.
  1. being a year old.
  2. of a year's duration or standing: a yearling bride.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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