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milter

Line breaks: milt¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈmɪltə
 
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Definition of milter in English:

noun

A male fish during the spawning season.
Example sentences
  • The parent fish (both spawner and milter) would be given neither any pre-intensively nurturing nor release from stimulation.
  • The injection is given to the milter when the spawner receives the second injection.

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