Shoat definition

shōt
A young, weaned pig.
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A young pig just after weaning.
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A young, newly-weaned pig.
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A geep, a sheep-goat hybrid (whether artificially produced or the result of animals from these species naturally intermating).
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of shoat - shote

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
shoat
Plural:
shoats

Origin of shoat

  • Middle English shote perhaps of Middle Low German origin

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Of unknown origin. Perhaps cognate with West Flemish schote "˜young piglet'.

    From Wiktionary

  • Blend of sheep and goat

    From Wiktionary