An opaque white fluid rich in fat and protein, secreted by female mammals for the nourishment of their young
Pam was milking the cows
(Of an animal, especially a cow) producing milk
Milk intended for a baby; (chiefly British) = formula.
Milk that is low in butter fat, and hence has a bluish tinge; skimmed milk.
= coconut milk.
Milk that has been preserved by evaporation and reduction to powder
A sweet frozen food similar to ice cream but containing less butterfat
The udder of an animal (now rare).
An institutional store or reserve of human milk that may be drawn on, especially to feed premature babies.
A snack bar that sells milk drinks and other refreshments
A container in which milk is heated in the cheese-making process (rare).
Any of various shrubs or small trees of the southern hemisphere which have a milky sap and are often succulent; especially (a) South African and Indian English, the small tree Euphorbia tirucalli (family Euphorbiaceae), native to Africa and cultivated or naturalized in parts of India and South-East Asia; (b) Australian the shrub Wrightia saligna (family Apocynaceae), formerly used as a fodder plant; (c) Australian the caustic bush, Sarcostemma australe.
A large woodland toadstool with a concave cap, the flesh of which exudes a white or coloured milky fluid when cut
A cow bred or kept for milk; a cow yielding milk. Also figurative: a ready or reliable source of income or profit.
A small delicate grey or white toadstool of leaf litter, Mycena galopus, which yields a latex when broken.
Any of the ducts that convey milk from the secretory lobules of the mammary gland to the nipple.
A dairy farm.
A pen, especially a small one in a pasture, where cows are milked; an opening in a fence, etc., through which cows are brought to be milked.
A large container for milk, with a narrow mouth and a cap
Painful swelling of the leg after giving birth, caused by thrombophlebitis in the femoral vein
Embryology. A ridge of thickened ectoderm that appears on either side of the ventral surface of a mammalian embryo, extending from the fore to the rear limb buds, on which the mammary glands form; (also) a line representing this in post-embryonic life, the line occupied by the mammary glands.
A loaf of bread made with milk instead of water
A name given to a Chinese child at one month old, later superseded by more formal names but occasionally used, especially as an endearment.
A large shallow pan in which milk is kept while the cream rises and separates.
Any of several prostrate plants of the genus Galactia (family Fabaceae (Leguminosae)), native to the warmer parts of America.
(Originally among German and Dutch communities) a pie or tart with a custard filling.
(An alternative name for) the Tour of Britain, an annual multistage cycling race once sponsored by the Milk Marketing Board.
A room in a house or dairy in which milk is stored.
A routine, uneventful journey, especially by plane
A tightly stitched bag of animal hide in which curdled milk is prepared.
Seborrhoeic dermatitis affecting the face or scalp of an infant; a lesion of seborrhoeic dermatitis.
= milk sickness (now chiefly historical).
Medicine a white spot on a serosal surface or within an organ, representing a focus of fibrosis or inflammatory cells.
= milk kinship.
Any of various trees yielding a milky sap, in some cases drinkable; especially (a) = milk-bush; (b) any of several tropical South American trees which produce a drinkable latex resembling cow's milk, especially the cow tree, Brosimum utile (family Moraceae), and the hya-hya, Tabernaemontana utile (family Apocynaceae); (c) NZ any of several small trees of the genus Streblus (family Moraceae); (d) the tree Cerbera (Tanghinia) venenifera (family Apocynaceae), native to Madagascar, whose poisonous seed was formerly employed in trials by ordeal.
= milk round.
As warm as milk newly drawn from the cow.
Fresh, unprocessed milk, especially milk which has not undergone heating; unpasteurized milk.
Milk boiled and thickened with rice and other ingredients. Now historical.
Milk from which the cream has been removed
The liquid obtained by suspending soya bean flour in water, used as a fat-free substitute for milk, particularly by vegans
The liquid obtained by suspending soybean flour in water, used as a fat-free substitute for milk, particularly by vegans and by those unable to tolerate milk products
A milky liquid prepared from ground almonds, used as a drink and in cooking, and also applied to the skin, etc., as an emollient.
Milk produced by a woman’s breasts after childbirth as food for her child
A drink combining milk, a malt preparation, and ice cream or flavoring
A committee responsible for the supervision and regulation of the milk business.
(In India) a kiosk operated by the local authorities for the distribution of milk.