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Definition of the verb ablactate

What does ablactate mean as a doing word?


  1. gradually deprive (infants and young mammals) of mother's milk

Alternative definition of the verb ablactate


  1. [rare] To wean - Bailey.

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Google previewThe Endangered English Dictionary: Bodacious Words Your Dictionary Forgot (1997)

by David Grambs

exceptional, isolated, or disconnected only a rare and abjunctive phenomenon ablactate (ab-LAK-tayt) to wean from the breast the process of ablactating twins ablatitious (ab-la-TISH-us) lessening, diminishing, ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1904)

A Work of Universal Reference in All Departments of Knowledge, with a New Atlas of the World by William Dwight Whitney

ablactate (ab-lak'tat), v. t. ' pret. and pp. ablactated, ppr. ablaetating. l:( L. ablactatus, p . of ablac-tarc wean, ( ab from, + lactare, give suck: see elation] 0 wean from ...

Google previewDictionary of the Language of the Micmac Indians (1888)

Who Reside in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Cape Breton and Newfoundland by Silas Tertius Rand

Ablactate, Boonetämoo'k. Able, Tëtpigunnëdum ; Tëbigunëdum; Mëlkig- unae ; Nädädaase ; Mi'lese ; Pëgwödoo. / cannot ...

Google previewThe Million Word Crossword Dictionary (2010)

by Stanley Newman, Daniel Stark

eschew, forbid, forego, recall, recant, reject 7 abstain, disavow, forsake, retract 8 abdicate, disallow, disclaim, forswear, keep from, prohibit, renounce, swear off, withdraw 9 foreswear, proscribe, repudiate 10 contravene ablactate: 4 wean __ ...

Google previewLondon Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)

Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge

ABLACTATE, feed with milk. To wean ABLAZE', a. On blaze. See BLAze. A'BLE, v . & adj.) Abal, Goth. Strength, A'BLENESS, ower, force, skill, are the ABILITY, eading ideas. The verb, A'BLY. to able, had two other significations, now obsolete : ...

Google previewA dictionary of the english language... (1766)

to which is prefixed, a Grammar of the English Language by Samuel Johnson

To put frorn the brcalt ; to ablactate. Ray.

Google previewA Complete Dictionary of the English Language, Both with Regard to Sound and Meaning (1790)

by Thomas Sheridan




Ablactate. Ab ; lac Ablation. Ab ; latum. Able. Habeo. Ablepsy. A ; blepo. Abligate. Ab ; ligo. Ablocate. Ab ; locus. Abluent, ablution. Ab; luo. Abnegate. Ab ; nego. Abuormous. Ab; norma. Abolish, abolition. Ab ; oleo. Abominable, abominate.

Google previewThe New Royal and Universal English Dictionary ... (1763)

To which is Prefixed, a Grammar of the English Language by J. Johnson

To ABLACTATE, v. a. to wean from the breast : in a secondary sense, to leave off a thing which is become habitual. A word seldom used ABLACTA'TION, m. s. the ad of weaning a child: metaphorically, the quitting an inveterate habit. Seldom ...

Google previewGeneral Pronouncing and Explanatory Dictionary of the English Language (1828)

For the Use of Schools, &c by Stephen Jones

renouncing by oath [breast Ablactate, Ab-lāk'-täte .

Google previewA Critical Pronouncing Dictionary (1834)

And Expositor of the English Language... by John Walker

To Ablactate, ab- lak£tate, v. a. 91. To wean from the breast. Ablactation, db-lak-ta-shun, s. One of ...

Google previewA Critical Pronouncing Dictionary and Expositor of the English Language ... Abridged and Adapted to the Use of the Citizens of the United States (1824)

by John Walker

abjuring Ablactate, áb-lák'tate. v. a. to wean Ablactation, ...



Ablactate – (verb) deprive of mother's milk.

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Scrabble value of A1B3L1A1C3T1A1T1E1

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