from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A newly hatched bird, amphibian, fish, or reptile.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A newly hatched bird, reptile or other animal that has emerged from an egg.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A very young fish, usually artificially hatched and not old enough to take care of itself.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any recently hatched animal (especially birds)
From hatch + -ling. (Wiktionary)