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suckle

verb [I or T] uk   /ˈsʌk.l̩/ us  
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.
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