Definition for MILK

MILK, n. [Sax. melce; G. milch; D. melk; Sw. miölka; Dan. mælker; Russ. mleko; or moloko; Bohemian, mliko; Ir. meilg. See the verb.]

  1. A white fluid or liquor, secreted by certain glands in female animals, and drawn from the breasts for the nourishment of their young.
  2. The white juice of certain plants.
  3. Emulsion made by bruising seeds. Bacon.

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