breast-feed


breast–feed

verb \ˈbrest-ˌfēd\

: to feed a baby from a mother's breast

Full Definition of BREAST-FEED

transitive verb
:  to feed (a baby) from a mother's breast
intransitive verb
:  to breast-feed a baby

First Known Use of BREAST-FEED

1903

Related to BREAST-FEED

Synonyms
breast-feed, suckle, wet-nurse

breast–feed

transitive verb \ˈbrest-ˌfēd\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BREAST–FEED

: to feed (a baby) from a mother's breast rather than from a bottle

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