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Definition of the noun hatchling

What does hatchling mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: hatchling

  1. any recently hatched animal (especially birds)
    • example: I don't know what has become of the hatchling.
    • lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
    • more generic words: offspring / young = any immature animal

Alternative definition of the noun hatchling


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


"Hatchling" is a musical album of Emily Portman.

  • released on


"Hatchling" is a book by Midori Snyder.

  • also known as "Hatchling (Dinotopia, No 3)"
  • genres: Fantasy, Speculative fiction
  • subject: Dinosaur
  • copyright: 1995-10-03

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Hatchling

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Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Marine Science (2008)

by Barbara Charton, John Tietjen

By the time the hatchling is a few days old, it has drifted to the bottom, and its left eye (usually) migrates to the right side of its head. Sole are fished commercially, particularly in the Atlantic and Mediterranean. The Dover sole (Solea solea) is ...

Google previewThe Hatchling and The Human (2011)

by Nick Oud

Just a young hatchling is what you are, boy,' said Joewell, in a firm but reassuring voice. Steff added, 'What you do need to know, Patrick, is that you were implanted into your mother, by us, twenty years ago, and now the time has come when ...

Google previewThe UFAW Handbook on the Care and Management of Laboratory and Other Research Animals (2010)

by Robert C. Hubrecht, James Kirkwood

The hatchling is a miniature adult capable of using its arms and swimming in an essentially adult fashion. In many of the sepioid and octopod species the hatchling is bottom-living immediately. Some species which are benthic as adults have a ...

Google previewSaunders Comprehensive Review of the NAVLE (2009)

by Patricia Schenck

Hatchling is a baby bird between hatching and the time the eyes open Nestling is used ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Evolutionary Biology (2016)

at first reproduction Lifespan Reproductive lifespan Annual fecundity Age at first reproduction Annual survival Adult length Hatchling length Clutch frequency Age at first reproduction Brood frequency Age at first reproduction Annual mortality ...

Google previewHeinemann First Encyclopedia (2005)

by Heinemann Library (Firm)

A hatchling uses the bump on the end of its.

Google previewDictionary of Prefixes and Suffixes (2014)

Useful English Affixes by Manik Joshi

unimportant Examples: duckling / fledgling / hatchling ****** -ly Used to form: adjectives and adverbs General meaning: having the characteristic of; in a particular way; at particular intervals Examples: absolutely / accidentally / accordingly ...

Google previewSchirmer's Complete Rhyming Dictionary (2010)

by Paul Zollo

haranguing harassing harboring hard-hitting hardening hardworking harkening harking harming harmonizing harnessing harping harpooning harrowing harrying harshening harvesting hashing hassling hastening hatching hatchling.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Inland Waters (2009)

Resting eggsprovide aconvenient package for overland dispersal,and asexual reproduction allows asingle hatchling toestablish a population. Since a varietyof potentialvectors may carry resting eggs fromsources tonew habitats (wind, ...

Google previewChildren's Illustrated Dictionary (2014)

by DK

egg tooth egg case claspers legs head hatchling egg Butterfly silk girdle eggshell imago (adult) larva (caterpillar) pupa (chrysalis) adult rat snake a single flower (ray floret) ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Dinosaurs & Prehistoric Life (2008)

by Kitty Blount, Maggie Crowley

Mussaurus hatchling Jaws contained many small, flat- sided teeth. Teeth snipped off leafy twigs with a powerful bite. Plateosaurus hand MOUSE LIZARD Prosauropod nests have been found, proving that some young hatched from surprisingly ...

Google previewNew Oxford Rhyming Dictionary (2012)

by Oxford University Press

hatchling .brandling . gangling, wrangling ...

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Hatchling Meaning

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Scrabble value of H4A1T1C3H4L1I1N1G2

The value of this 9-letter word is 18 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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