from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A young pig just after weaning.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A young, newly-weaned pig.
- n. A geep, a sheep-goat hybrid (whether artificially produced or the result of animals from these species naturally intermating).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A young hog. Same as shote.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See shote.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a young pig
Middle English shote, perhaps of Middle Low German origin.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Of unknown origin. Perhaps cognate with West Flemish schote ‘young piglet’. (Wiktionary)
Blend of sheep and goat (Wiktionary)