Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To wean from the breast.

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  • transitive verb rare To wean.

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  • verb rare To wean.

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  • verb gradually deprive (infants and young mammals) of mother's milk

Etymologies

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From Latin ablactātus, perfect passive participle of ablactō ("wean"), from ab + lactō ("suckle"), from lac ("milk")

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