baby bottle


Definition of baby bottle

: a bottle with a rubber nipple used in supplying food to infants

Examples of baby bottle in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Braiden had a similar feeling while surveying the offerings in the baby bottle section. Samantha Schmidt, Washington Post, "Braiden Schirtzinger is non-binary, pregnant and about to take on the most gendered role of all," 16 Aug. 2019 Children’s toys, and even baby bottles, have been found at various sites around the world. Brigit Katz, Smithsonian, "These Miniature Tools Taught Ancient Children How to Hunt and Fight," 21 Dec. 2019 Dunne said the research on baby bottles began with a conversation with Katharina Rebay-Salisbury, an archaeologist at the Austrian Academy of Sciences who studies motherhood., "Prehistoric parents may have used baby bottles made of pottery, research shows - The Boston Globe," 27 Sep. 2019 Ceramic baby bottles first started appearing in Europe about 7,000 years ago, as societies shifted from hunting and gathering to settled agricultural communities in the beginning of the Neolithic period. Megan Gannon, National Geographic, "What was in prehistoric baby bottles? Now we know.," 25 Sep. 2019 In the new study, Dunne and her colleagues collected samples from three ceramic baby bottles that had been found next to infants in ancient German burial sites. Deborah Netburn, Los Angeles Times, "Babies have been drinking milk from bottles for thousands of years. Here’s the proof," 26 Sep. 2019 The woman’s 3-month-old twins were in the back seat of the vehicle, and a search by police uncovered two prescription Methadone bottles with urine inside them, as well as a baby bottle with urine inside it. Washington Post, "Southern Maryland crime report," 7 Aug. 2019 In a 2017 investigation, National Geographic found an anteater slurping up pink yogurt, an underweight manatee being fed soy milk with a baby bottle, and sloths—which sleep 22 hours a day in the wild—being passed around among excited tourists. Kirsten Luce, National Geographic, "How one Amazon community is trying to move on from illegal wildlife tourism," 15 Aug. 2019 The 38-year-old posted a photo of her 2-month-old son, Gene Fischer, drinking out of a baby bottle and raising a fist in the air. Charles Trepany, USA TODAY, "Amy Schumer shares Emmy nod with her baby son, 'We were both on stage during filming'," 16 July 2019

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First Known Use of baby bottle

1870, in the meaning defined above

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20 Jan 2020

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“Baby bottle.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 28 January 2020.

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