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weaner Line breaks: wean¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈwiːnə/

Definition of weaner in English:


A calf, lamb, or pig weaned during the current year: [as modifier]: weaner gilts
More example sentences
  • Their days are long, over 12 hours, up at 5 am, feeding themselves, other workers, horses and dogs, and then droving, moving up to 2200 head of cattle (including weaners, calves and bullocks) at a time, along the roadside.
  • Satisfied that they were doing well, he checked the chickens and the goats and the weaner pig penned up in a small stall nearby.
  • ‘If ones takes into account that a large percentage of the weaners in South African feedlots are from Namibia, then the argument becomes even more ridiculous,’ said the statement.

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