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nipple

noun [C] uk   /ˈnɪp.l̩/ us  
the dark part of the skin which sticks out from the breast of a mammal and through which milk is supplied to the young US ( UK teat) a piece of rubber or silicone for feeding a baby from a bottle
Translations of “nipple”
in Korean 젖꼭지…
in Arabic حَلَمة…
in French mamelon, tétine…
in Turkish meme başı, meme ucu…
in Italian capezzolo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 乳頭, 橡皮奶頭…
in Russian сосок…
in Polish sutek, brodawka…
in Spanish pezón, tetina…
in Portuguese mamilo…
in German die Brustwarze, der Flaschenschnuller…
in Catalan mugró…
in Japanese 乳首…
in Chinese (Simplified) 乳头, 橡皮乳头…
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