Definition of beestings in English:

beestings

Syllabification: beest·ings
Pronunciation: /ˈbēstiNGz
 
/
(also beastings)

noun

[treated as singular]
The first milk produced by a cow or goat after giving birth.
More example sentences
  • Yellow beestings mixed with milk are poured in an animal's stomach or gut and boiled with meat.
  • Very high in protein, beestings is used in Spain for the production of Armada, a strong, semi-firm cheese.
  • Add 2 parts beestings to 1 part water and stir over a fire or stove until it thickens.

Origin

Old English bȳsting; related to Dutch biest and German Biest(milch).

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