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piglet

[pig-lit] /ˈpɪg lɪt/
noun
1.
a little pig.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; pig1 + -let
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British Dictionary definitions for piglet

piglet

/ˈpɪɡlɪt/
noun
1.
a young pig
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Word Origin and History for piglet
n.

1883, from pig (n.) + diminutive suffix -let. Earlier name for baby pig was farrow.

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