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Meaning of FOAL

Pronunciation:  fowl

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a young horse
  2. [v]  give birth to a foal, of a mare

FOAL is a 4 letter word that starts with F.


 See Also: bear, birth, colt, deliver, Equus caballus, filly, give birth, have, horse, young mammal



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Foal\, n. [OE. fole, AS. fola; akin to OHG. folo, G.
    fohlen, Goth. fula, Icel. foli, Sw Lf?le, Gr. ?, L. pullus a
    young animal. Cf. {Filly}, {Poultry}, {Pullet}.] (Zo["o].)
    The young of any animal of the Horse family {(Equid[ae])}; a
    colt; a filly.
    {Foal teeth} (Zo["o]l.), the first set of teeth of a horse.
    {In foal}, {With foal}, being with young; pregnant; -- said
       of a mare or she ass.
  2. \Foal\, v.t. [imp. & p. p. {Foaled}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    To bring forth (a colt); -- said of a mare or a she ass.
  3. \Foal\, v.i.
    To bring forth young, as an animal of the horse kind.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing a foal in your dream means new undertakings and emergence of fresh energy.
Thesaurus Terms
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