nipple shield

n.

A cap or dome placed over the nipple of the breast to protect it during nursing.

Nearby words

  1. nippers,
  2. nipping,
  3. nippingly,
  4. nipple,
  5. nipple line,
  6. nipplewort,
  7. nippon,
  8. nipponese,
  9. nipponism,
  10. nippur


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