ablactate

[ ab-lak-teyt ]
/ æbˈlæk teɪt /

verb (used with object), ab·lac·tat·ed, ab·lac·tat·ing.

to wean.

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Origin of ablactate

< Late Latin ablactātus weaned (past participle of ablactāre), equivalent to ab- ab- + lact- (stem of lac) milk + -ātus -ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM ablactate

ab·lac·ta·tion, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for ablactation

ablactation
/ (ˌæblækˈteɪʃən) /

noun

the weaning of an infant
the cessation of milk secretion in the breasts
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