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 for fledgeling
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  fledgeling \fledgeling\, fledgling \fledgling\n.
     a new member of a group.
     Syn: newcomer, fledgeling, starter, neophyte, freshman,
          [WordNet 1.5]
     2. A young bird just fledged. [WordNet sense 2]
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: (of a young bird) having acquired its flight feathers; "a
             fledgling robin" [syn: fledgling(a), fledgeling(a)]
      n 1: any new participant in some activity [syn: newcomer,
           fledgling, fledgeling, starter, neophyte,
           freshman, newbie, entrant]
      2: young bird that has just fledged or become capable of flying
         [syn: fledgling, fledgeling]

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