suckle

Definitions of suckle
  1. verb
    suck milk from the mother's breasts
    “the infant was suckling happily”
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    type of:
    eat, feed
    take in food; used of animals only
  2. verb
    give suck to
    “The wetnurse suckled the infant”
    synonyms: breastfeed, give suck, lactate, nurse, suck, wet-nurse
    suck
    draw into the mouth by creating a practical vacuum in the mouth
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    Antonyms:
    bottlefeed
    feed (infants) with a bottle
    type of:
    feed, give
    give food to
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