from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Same as
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- noun A
substancewhich induces lactation; a galactagogue.
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Their methods of weaning are like our own, in the application of asafoetida to the nipple, or of charcoal, to disgust the child; even the castor-bean plant has been used as a lactagogue, the mother washing her breast with its juice.