Definition of teat noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//tiːt//
    ; NAmE NAmE//tiːt//
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  1. 1(British English) (North American English nipple) the rubber part at the end of a baby’s bottle that the baby sucks in order to get milk, etc. from the bottle
  2. 2 one of the parts of a female animal’s body that the young animals suck in order to get milk
  3. Word OriginMiddle English (superseding earlier tit ‘woman's breast or nipple’): from Old French tete, probably of Germanic origin.
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