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piglet in Animals topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpigletpig‧let /ˈpɪɡlɪt/ noun [countable]  HBAa young pig
Examples from the Corpus
pigletLast night she gave birth to 10 piglets.I was waiting for another piglet and whoops, there it was.But all that toing-and-froing would endanger newborn piglets, and Baxter knew no farmer would accept increased losses.The bubble is put round the sow, and the piglets removed by caesarean.A single litter is taken from them, and as soon as the piglets can be weaned the gilts are marketed.The piglet made short little satisfied grunts and turned ever sharper corners.The piglet they bred at school has been declared supreme champion at one of the country's top farming shows.They let me look after and feed two piglets when I was a little girl and they were really friendly and affectionate.