bottle-fed

bottle-feed

[bot-l-feed]
verb (used with object), bottle-fed, bottle-feeding.
1.
to nurse or feed (an infant or young animal) with milk or other nourishment from a nursing bottle.
2.
to nurture or teach with exaggerated care: We had to bottle-feed the new salesman on how to make door-to-door calls.
verb (used without object), bottle-fed, bottle-feeding.
3.
to feed an infant or young animal from a nursing bottle.

Origin:
1860–65

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bottle-feed
 
vb , -feeds, -feeding, -fed
to feed (a baby) with milk from a bottle instead of breast-feeding

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