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Meaning of SUCKLING

Pronunciation:  'sukling, 'sukling

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  feeding an infant by giving suck at the breast
  2. [n]  a young mammal that has not been weaned
  3. [n]  an infant considered in relation to its nurse
  4. [n]  English poet and courtier (1609-1642)
 

SUCKLING is a 8 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: lactation, nurseling, nursling, Sir John Suckling
 
 See Also: alimentation, babe, baby, courtier, feeding, infant, poet, young mammal

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Suck"ling\, n. [OE. sokeling. See {Suck}, v. t.]
1. A young child or animal nursed at the breast.

2. A small kind of yellow clover ({Trifolium filiforme})
   common in Southern Europe.

 

 

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