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lac·tate 1

intr.v. lac·tat·ed, lac·tat·ing, lac·tates
To secrete or produce milk.

[Latin lactāre, lactāt-, from lac, lact-, milk; see lacto-.]

lac·tate 2

A salt or ester of lactic acid.

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Adj.1.lactating - producing or secreting milk; "a wet nurse"; "a wet cow"; "lactating cows"
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