Definitions for ablactate

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  1. wean, ablactate(verb)

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

    "she weaned her baby when he was 3 months old and started him on powdered milk"; "The kitten was weaned and fed by its owner with a bottle"

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  1. ablactate(Verb)

    To wean.

  2. Origin: From ablactatus, perfect passive participle of ablacto, from ab + lacto, from lac

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  1. Ablactate(verb)

    to wean

  2. Origin: [L. ablactatus, p. p. of ablactare; ab + lactare to suckle, fr. lac milk.]

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