Definition of lactic in English:


Syllabification: lac·tic
Pronunciation: /ˈlaktik


  • Of, relating to, or obtained from milk.
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    • Reddy contends that, back in the 1930s and 1940s, there was more lactic flora in the milk.
    • Cuinneog Natural Buttermilk is rich in natural lactic biotics and contains all the healthy ingredients of natural yoghurt.
    • By the time I wrestled it in, my arm was trembling with lactic exhaustion.


late 18th century: from Latin lac, lact- 'milk' + -ic.

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