The watery part of milk that remains after the formation of curds.
More example sentences
- Skimmed milk and whey are the other main ingredients, plain water being used instead for purely vegetable brands.
- Butter-milk, skimmed milk and whey were also drunk but probably not in such great quantity at a feast.
- All are made without the dairy derivatives lactose, butterfat, milk, whey and casein.
Old English hwæg, hweg, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch wei.
Definition of whey in:
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