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ablactate

[ab-lak-teyt] /æbˈlæk teɪt/
verb (used with object), ablactated, ablactating.
1.
to wean.
Origin of ablactate
< Late Latin ablactātus weaned (past participle of ablactāre), equivalent to ab- ab- + lact- (stem of lac) milk + -ātus -ate1
Related forms
ablactation, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for ablactation

ablactation

/ˌæblækˈteɪʃən/
noun
1.
the weaning of an infant
2.
the cessation of milk secretion in the breasts
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