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suckle

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of suckle

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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  • wean
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The first known use of suckle was in the 14th century

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“Suckle.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/suckle. Accessed 23 Jul. 2021.

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