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nipplenoun [C]

 us   /ˈnɪp·əl/
the ​darkpart of the ​skin in the ​middle of a ​humanbreast, or the ​similarpart of an ​animal, through which ​females can ​supplymilk to ​theiryoung A nipple is also the ​part of a ​bottle used for ​feedingbabies through which ​liquid comes out.
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nipplenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈnɪp.l̩/
the ​darkpart 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
(Definition of nipple from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “nipple”
in Korean 젖꼭지…
in Arabic حَلَمة…
in Malaysian puting payu dara, puting…
in French mamelon, tétine…
in Russian сосок…
in Chinese (Traditional) 乳頭, 橡皮奶頭…
in Italian capezzolo…
in Turkish meme başı, meme ucu…
in Polish sutek, brodawka…
in Spanish pezón, tetina…
in Vietnamese núm vú, đầu vú cao su…
in Portuguese mamilo…
in Thai หัวนม, หัวนมยาง…
in German die Brustwarze, der Flaschenschnuller…
in Catalan mugró…
in Japanese 乳首…
in Chinese (Simplified) 乳头, 橡皮乳头…
in Indonesian puting susu, dot…
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