Hatchling



[hach-ling] /ˈhætʃ lɪŋ/

noun
1.
a young bird, reptile, or fish recently emerged from an egg.
/ˈhætʃlɪŋ/
noun
1.
a young animal that has newly emerged from an egg
n.

1854, from hatch (v.1) + diminutive suffix -ling.

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