kitten definition

  • noun:
    • A young pet.
    • A young pet. Diminutive: kitty.
    • A young bunny, rat, hedgehog, squirrel, fox, beaver or badger.
    • A young cat.
    • A young cat; any youthful pet associated with the cat type.
    • One of several bombycid moths or pussmoths. The poplar-kitten is Dicranura bifida; the alder-kitten is D. bicuspis.
    • young domestic pet
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To bear kittens.
  • verb:
    • to offer birth to kittens.
    • to create forth young, as a cat; to carry forth, as kittens.
    • have kittens
  • others:
    • To bring forth younger, as a cat.

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