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ablactation


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ablactation  \Ab`lac*ta"tion\  n. 
  1.  The  weaning  of  a  child  from  the  breast,  or  of  young  beasts 
  from  their  dam.  --Blount. 
 
  2.  (Hort.)  The  process  of  grafting  now  called  {inarching},  or 
  {grafting  by  approach}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  ablactation 
  n  1:  the  cessation  of  lactation 
  2:  the  act  of  substituting  other  food  for  the  mother's  milk  in 
  the  diet  of  a  child  or  young  mammal  [syn:  {weaning}] 




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