lactivist

noun

a person, esp a woman, who advocates strongly the breast-feeding of children, and is opposed to bottle-feeding

adjective

strongly in favour of breast-feeding and opposed to bottle-feeding

Nearby words

  1. lactiferous sinus,
  2. lactifuge,
  3. lactigenous,
  4. lactigerous,
  5. lactim,
  6. lacto-,
  7. lacto-ovo-vegetarian,
  8. lacto-vegetarian,
  9. lactobacillus,
  10. lactocele

Derived Formslactivism, noun

Word Origin for lactivist

C21: from lactate ² + activist

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