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Verb: ablactate  ab'lak,teyt
  1. Gradually deprive (infants and young mammals) of mother's milk
    "she ablactated her baby when he was 3 months old and started him on powdered milk";
    - wean

Derived forms: ablactating, ablactated

Type of: deprive