preweaning

adjective
pre·​wean·​ing | \ ˌprē-ˈwē-niŋ How to pronounce preweaning (audio) \
variants: or pre-weaning

Definition of preweaning

: existing or occurring before an animal or person has been weaned preweaning mortality among calves

Other Words from preweaning

preweaned \ ˌprē-​ˈwēnd How to pronounce preweaning (audio) \ or pre-weaned adjective
preweaned calves

First Known Use of preweaning

1916, in the meaning defined above

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“Preweaning.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/preweaning. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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