Recent Examples of teat from the Web
The babies make their way to mama's pouch where only 13 teats are available.
For an elephant, keepers had to trick a nursing mother into letting them stimulate one of her teats.
The 27-year-old full-back escaped unhurt but is said to have failed a breathalyzer teat after the 5.30am crash in the streets of the Italian capital.
The dog’s teats are full and four puppies stay close by.
The latest films, released Thursday, appear to show workers using blowtorches to sear off the hairs of the cows’ udders to sanitize teats before milking, and PVC piping affixed with knife-like protrusions to prod the animals.
The platypus's milk seeps through pores in its abdomen, not through teats as in all other mammals.
There is no waiting for Josh Gordon to finally pass enough drug teats to be eligible.
Pulling the joey from its mother, Midson then cut the mother's teat, on which the joey was still suckling.
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Origin and Etymology of teat
First Known Use: 12th centurySee Words from the same year
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Definition of teat for English Language Learners
: the part of a female animal (such as a cow) through which a young animal receives milk
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