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English definition of “lactate”

lactate

verb [I] uk   /lækˈteɪt/ us    /ˈlæk.teɪt/ specialized
(of a woman or female mammal) to produce milkPregnancyBirth
lactation
noun [U] uk   /lækˈteɪ.ʃən/ us  
(Definition of lactate from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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