Definition of shoat in English:

shoat

Syllabification: shoat
Pronunciation: /SHōt
 
/
(also shote)

noun

North American
  • A young pig, especially one that is newly weaned.
    More example sentences
    • My uncle would go to the auction over at Logan County Stockyards on the edge of Booneville and get a couple of shoats (young just-weaned hogs).
    • He also tells a story about how Uncle John bought a shoat and ate until he vomited and then left the rest.
    • In many areas where there are feral pigs, wild sows and piglets are captured, male shoats castrated, and then the pigs are housed or penned.

Origin

late Middle English: of unknown origin; compare with West Flemish schote.

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