weaner

noun

wean·​er ˈwē-nər How to pronounce weaner (audio)
1
: one that weans
2
: a young animal recently weaned from its mother

Word History

First Known Use

1579, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of weaner was in 1579

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Cite this Entry

“Weaner.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/weaner. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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