Definition of Ablactation

1. Noun. The cessation of lactation.




2. Noun. The act of substituting other food for the mother's milk in the diet of a child or young mammal.
Exact synonyms: Weaning
Generic synonyms: Commutation, Exchange, Substitution
Derivative terms: Wean

Definition of Ablactation

1. n. The weaning of a child from the breast, or of young beasts from their dam.

Definition of Ablactation

1. Noun. The weaning of a child from the breast, or of young animals from their dam. ¹

2. Noun. (horticulture) The process of grafting now called inarching, or "grafting by approach" ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Ablactation

1. 1. The weaning of a child from the breast, or of young beasts from their dam. 2. The process of grafting now called inarching, or grafting by approach. (11 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ablactation

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abjures
abjuring
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abkari
abkaris
abkars
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ablach
ablachs
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ablactation (current term)
ablactations
abland
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ablastemic
ablastin
ablastous
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Literary usage of Ablactation

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1. Omniana; Or, Horae Otiosiores by Robert] [Southey, Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1812)
"ablactation... as our old Dictionaries call it. Old Beuther, in calculating the number of years necessary for replenishing the world after the Deluge, ..."

2. An Historical and Practical Treatise on the Internal Use of the Hydro-cyanic by Augustus Bozzi Granville (1820)
"ALSO AFTER LONG SUCKLING, OR AT THE PERIOD OF ablactation. It is not my intention to enter into a detail of all the arguments which have been brought ..."

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