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teat

Pronunciation: /tiːt/

Translation of teat in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 [Zoology/Zoología] tetilla (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • To minimize inhalation of pigmented powder by the animals, only a small amount of powder was applied to the area immediately surrounding the teats of lactating females.
    • The females have no teats and the young feed through numerous tiny openings in the skin of the mother's belly.
    • The backwardly opening pouch of the female encloses two teats.
    1.2 (of feeding bottle) (British English/inglés británico) nipple 2
    Example sentences
    • Even with modern plastic bottles and synthetic teats failure of hygienic cleaning and contaminated water supplies can prove lethal.
    • When you bottlefeed, hold your baby close and tip the bottle up so the teat fills with milk, and not air.
    • My youngest memory is sitting up in my pram and cutting the top off my bottle teat with a pair of scissors, I can even describe the room and where I was parked

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