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Webster 1913 Edition


Teat

Teat

(tēt)
,
Noun.
[OE.
tete
,
titte
, AS.
tit
,
titt
; akin to LG. & OD.
titte
, D.
tet
, G.
zitze
: cf. F.
tette
, probably of Teutonic origin.]
1.
The protuberance through which milk is drawn from the udder or breast of a mammal; a nipple; a pap; a mammilla; a dug; a tit.
2.
(Mach.)
A small protuberance or nozzle resembling the teat of an animal.

Webster 1828 Edition


Teat

TEAT


Definition 2021


teat

teat

See also: teát

English

Noun

teat (plural teats)

  1. The projection of a mammary gland from which, on female mammals, milk is secreted.
  2. An artificial nipple used for bottle-feeding infants.

Synonyms

  • (mammary nipple): tit
  • (artificial nipple): nipple

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