Definitions for lactateˈlæk teɪt
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a salt or ester of lactic acid
breastfeed, suckle, suck, nurse, wet-nurse, lactate, give suck(verb)
give suck to
"The wetnurse suckled the infant"; "You cannot nurse your baby in public in some places"
Any salt or ester of lactic acid
To secrete or produce milk
Origin: From lactatus, perfect passive participle of lacto, from lac, cognate to γάλα.
a salt of lactic acid
Origin: [L. lac, lactis, milk: cf. F. lactate.]
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