from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One member of a given litter of animal offspring.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An animal born in the same litter
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One of two or more animals born into the same litter.
Niki and her littermate Viki are the aunt and mother of my late and much lamented disabled cat, Claudius.
A few moments later he emerged again, carrying an orange-and-white striped kitten that he dropped next to its littermate, also alive and unharmed.
After moving into my house from an apartment, I decided my orange boy “Doc” needed a playmate so went to the shelter and saw this beautiful 8 week old long haired calico with the most unique marking on her nose like someone took a sharpie and painted her nose black Fell in love immediately, turns out the kitty in the cage with her was her sister/littermate.
When we woke up, we found Jillian with Michael, who tried to pull a "Parent Trap" with his littermate brother.
Fird littermate had abig horribul disgustifying botfly larva in himz neck taht teh nyse vet tech at teh shelter taked owt fur him, but it leeved him wif a open hole in hims throat, an him still smaller than teh uvvers an week an shaky an stuff, an needing sum eggstra TLC.
Soon, she introduced her three new kittens to us: Ginger, a friendly, inquisitive, ginger-colored longhair; Blue Eyes, a beautiful tawny shorthair with big blue eyes; and Stripes, their dark, drab littermate.
Her littermate, on the other hand, is a typical fat orange cat.
They were choosing between Fettuccine, the gray-faced pup, and his littermate, a female named Penne.
Each dog in the lean-fed group always received 75 percent of the amount eaten by its paired littermate.
I also have her littermate sister , which is also all white with medium fur and light gray blue eyes.
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