postweaning

adjective
post·​wean·​ing | \ ˌpōst-ˈwē-niŋ How to pronounce postweaning (audio) \

Definition of postweaning

1 : relating to, occurring in, or being in the period following weaning postweaning weight loss a postweaning diet
2 : having recently been weaned postweaning calves

First Known Use of postweaning

1896, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of postweaning was in 1896

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“Postweaning.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/postweaning. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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postweaning

adjective
post·​wean·​ing | \ -ˈwē-niŋ How to pronounce postweaning (audio) \

Medical Definition of postweaning

: relating to, occurring in, or being the period following weaning

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