What does hatchling mean?

Definitions for hatchlingˈhætʃ lɪŋ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word hatchling.

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.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hatchling in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hatchling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Arthur Georges:

    We believe that after the master sex gene on the sex chromosomes does its work, a cascade of gene regulatory processes (those governing development) is initiated leading to a male or a female hatchling reptile, for the most part, these regulatory processes are buffered in some way from varying temperatures in the nest, but only to a point. At high temperatures, the control of the master sex genes is eroded, and temperature brings in its influence.

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