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English definition of “suckle”


verb [I or T]     /ˈsʌk.l̩/
to feed a baby , especially a baby animal , with milk from the organ in the mother that produces milk , or (of a baby , especially a baby animal ) to drink milk from the mother : We watched the cow suckling her calves . The puppies went back to their mother to suckle.Animal (non-human) behaviour
(Definition of suckle verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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