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Meaning of LACTATE

Pronunciation:  'lakteyt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  give suck to; "The wetnurse suckled the infant"; "You cannot nurse your baby in public in some places"
 

LACTATE is a 7 letter word that starts with L.

 

 Synonyms: breastfeed, give suck, nurse, suck, suckle, wet-nurse
 
 Antonyms: bottlefeed
 
 See Also: feed, give

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Lac"tate\, n. [L. lac, lactis, milk: cf. F. lactate.]
(Chem.)
A salt of lactic acid.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: aliment, breast-feed, dry-nurse, excrete, fatten, fatten up, force-feed, foster, give out, nourish, nurse, nurture, nutrify, produce, secern, secrete, stuff, suckle, tear, water, weep, wet-nurse
 

 

 

 

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