noun[treated as singular]
The first milk produced by a cow or goat after giving birth.
- 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.
Old English bȳsting; related to Dutch biest and German Biest(milch).
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