Definitions for hatchlingˈhætʃ lɪŋ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hatchling(noun)

    any recently hatched animal (especially birds)


  1. hatchling(Noun)

    A newly hatched bird, reptile or other animal that has emerged from an egg.

  2. Origin: to hatch + -ling


  1. Hatchling

    In oviparious biology, a hatchling is a bird or reptile that has newly emerged from an egg.


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