suckling

Definitions of suckling
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n a young mammal that has not been weaned

Type of:
young mammal
any immature mammal

n feeding an infant by giving suck at the breast

Synonyms:
lactation
Type of:
alimentation, feeding
the act of supplying food and nourishment

n an infant considered in relation to its nurse

Synonyms:
nurseling, nursling
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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