Etymology
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shoat (n.)

also shote, "a young weaned pig," mid-15c. (shoatling), perhaps from a Low German word (compare West Flemish schote "pig under 1 year old"); the group, if there is one, is of unknown origin.

updated on August 25, 2022

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Definitions of shoat from WordNet

shoat (n.)
a young pig;
Synonyms: piglet / piggy / shote
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