suckling

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

suckling (plural sucklings)

  1. An infant that is still being breastfed (being suckled) by its mother.
  2. A young mammal which isn't weaned yet (such as a (foal) (baby horse) that is still being fed milk by its mother (dam).

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Verb[edit]

suckling

  1. Present participle of suckle.

References[edit]

  • Webster's Seventh New Collegiate Dictionary, Springfield, Massachusetts, G.&C. Merriam Co., 1967