bottle-feed


bot·tle–feed

verb \ˈbä-təl-ˌfēd\

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

bot·tle–fedbot·tle–feed·ing

Full Definition of BOTTLE-FEED

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

First Known Use of BOTTLE-FEED

circa 1865

bot·tle–feed

transitive verb \ˈbät-əl-ˌfēd\   (Medical Dictionary)
bot·tle–fedbot·tle–feed·ing

Medical Definition of BOTTLE–FEED

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

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