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Verb: suckle  sú-k(u)l
  1. Suck milk from the mother's breasts
    "the infant was suckling happily"
     
  2. (of a woman) produce breast milk for a baby to drink
    "The wetnurse suckled the infant";
    - breastfeed, suck, nurse, wet-nurse, lactate, give suck

Derived forms: suckling, suckled, suckles

Type of: eat, feed, give

Encyclopedia: Suckle