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Meaning of ABLACTATE

Pronunciation:  ab'lakteyt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  gradually deprive (infants) of mother's milk; "she weaned her baby when he was 3 months old and started him on powdered milk"
 

ABLACTATE is a 9 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: wean
 
 See Also: breastfeed, deprive, give suck, lactate, nurse, suck, suckle, wet-nurse

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ab*lac"tate\, v. t. [L. ablactatus, p. p. of
ablactare; ab + lactare to suckle, fr. lac milk.]
To wean. [R.] --Bailey.

 

 

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