suckle

as in to nurse
to give milk to from the breast the image of a mother suckling her babe is a standard artistic symbol of maternal love and nurturing

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“Suckle.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/suckle. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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