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  • noun The (passive) process of a child or animal ceasing to be dependant on the mother for nourishment.
  • verb Present participle of wean.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the act of substituting other food for the mother's milk in the diet of a child or young mammal


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