yearling

[yeer-ling]
noun
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.
adjective
3.
being a year old.
4.
of a year's duration or standing: a yearling bride.

Origin:
1425–75; late Middle English; see year, -ling1; cognate with German Jährling

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yearling (ˈjɪəlɪŋ)
 
n
1.  the young of any of various animals, including the antelope and buffalo, between one and two years of age
2.  a thoroughbred racehorse counted for racing purposes as being one year old until the second Jan 1 following its birth
3.  a.  a bond that is intended to mature after one year
 b.  (as modifier): yearling bonds
 
adj
4.  being a year old

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Three years ago myriads of yearling steelhead home to spawn.
Gate training begins early as a weanling and continues in earnest as a yearling.
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