How to Pronounce runty?

Correct pronunciation for the word "runty" is [ɹˈʌnti], [ɹˈʌnti], [ɹ_ˈʌ_n_t_i].

"Runty" in context

Runty is a term used to describe smaller than average size of an animal or plant. Runty animals and plants typically have slower growth rates, lower body weights, and are generally smaller in size. Runty plants often produce fewer fruit or vegetables than average plants. For animals, runty can refer to animals that are smaller than their species' average or are malnourished. Runty puppies are especially common due to the litter size of the mother's litter.

Runty animals and plants can have more health issues than average sized animals and plants.

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