suckler

[suhk-ler]
noun
1.
an animal that suckles its young; mammal.
2.

Origin:
1425–75; late Middle English; see suckle, -er1

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suckle (ˈsʌkəl)
 
vb
1.  to give (a baby or young animal) milk from the breast or (of a baby, etc) to suck milk from the breast
2.  (tr) to bring up; nurture
 
[C15: probably back formation from suckling]
 
'suckler
 
n

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Outdoor wintering of suckler cows in low mountain ranges.
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