ablactate

[ab-lak-teyt]

Origin of ablactate

< Late Latin ablactātus weaned (past participle of ablactāre), equivalent to ab- ab- + lact- (stem of lac) milk + -ātus -ate1
Related formsab·lac·ta·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for ablactation

ablactation

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