un·​weaned ˌən-ˈwēnd How to pronounce unweaned (audio)
: not accustomed to taking food otherwise than by nursing : not weaned
unweaned kittens
an unweaned foal

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The group will prioritize getting pregnant dogs, juvenile dogs and mother dogs with unweaned puppies from the facility first. Chuck Johnston, CNN, 12 July 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1581, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unweaned was in 1581

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“Unweaned.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unweaned. Accessed 25 Mar. 2023.

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