suckling

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noun suck·ling \ˈsə-kliŋ\

Definition of suckling

  1. :  a young unweaned animal

Origin and Etymology of suckling

Middle English suklyng, from suken to suck


First Known Use: 13th century


Suckling

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biographical name Suck·ling \ˈsə-kliŋ\

Definition of Suckling

  1. Sir John 1609–1642 Eng. Cavalier poet



SUCKLING Defined for Kids

suckling

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noun suck·ling \ˈsə-kliŋ\

Definition of suckling for Students

  1. :  a young mammal still sucking milk from its mother



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