Noun Ablactation Definition and Examples


Noun:

Ablactation

Pronunciation:

/ˌablakˈteɪʃn/

Definition:
1.

noun

Originally: the weaning of a child or other young mammal. In later use also: suppression or cessation of lactation.
    ((n.) The weaning of a child from the breast, or of young beasts from their dam.|--|(n.) The process of grafting now called inarching, or grafting by approach.|--|)


    Origin:
    Late 15th century; earliest use found in Speculum Sacerdotale. From post-classical Latin ablactation-, ablactatio process of weaning (Vulgate) from ablactat-, past participial stem of ablactare + classical Latin -iō: see -ation.

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