Yearling – An animal (especially a sheep, calf or foal) that is a year old or in its second year
To remember the definition of the word yearling, use the following mnemonic:
A year lingering (yearling) with its mum is how the foal spent its time until its first birthday. In its second year, it became more independent.
Examples of yearling in a sentence
The thoroughbred yearling enjoyed galloping around the field with his friends, in a couple of years he'd be galloping around a race track.
Yearling horses shouldn't be ridden, you must wait until they are at least 4 before you saddle them.
The price was expensive for a yearling, but its father is a prize winning stallion.