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Meaning of ABLACTATION

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of substituting other food for the mother's milk in the diet of a child or young mammal
  2. [n]  the cessation of lactation
 

ABLACTATION is a 11 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: weaning
 
 See Also: activity, bodily function, bodily process, body process, commutation, exchange, substitution

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ab`lac*ta"tion\ n.
1. The weaning of a child from the breast, or of young beasts
   from their dam. --Blount.

2. (Hort.) The process of grafting now called {inarching}, or
   {grafting by approach}.

 

 

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