suckling

Definitions of suckling
  1. noun
    a young mammal that has not been weaned
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    type of:
    young mammal
    any immature mammal
  2. noun
    feeding an infant by giving suck at the breast
    synonyms: lactation
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    type of:
    alimentation, feeding
    the act of supplying food and nourishment
  3. noun
    an infant considered in relation to its nurse
    synonyms: nurseling, nursling
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    type of:
    babe, baby, infant
    a very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk
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