verb bot·tle–feed \ˈbä-təl-ˌfēd\

: to feed (a baby or young animal) with a bottle instead of from its mother's breast


Full Definition of BOTTLE-FEED

transitive verb
:  to feed (as an infant) with a bottle

First Known Use of BOTTLE-FEED

circa 1865
Medical Dictionary


transitive verb bot·tle–feed \ˈbät-əl-ˌfēd\

Medical Definition of BOTTLE–FEED

:  to feed (an infant) from a bottle rather than by breast-feeding


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