Definition of Weaning

1. Noun. The act of substituting other food for the mother's milk in the diet of a child or young mammal.

Exact synonyms: Ablactation
Generic synonyms: Commutation, Exchange, Substitution
Derivative terms: Wean



Definition of Weaning

1. Noun. The (passive) process of a child or animal ceasing to be dependant on the mother for nourishment. ¹

2. Verb. (present participle of wean) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Weaning

1. wean [v] - See also: wean

Medical Definition of Weaning

1. Permanent deprivation of breast milk and commencement of nourishment with other food. (12 Dec 1998)

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