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milk

milk

 
 
pronunciation:
mIlk
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a white liquid produced by female mammals as food for their offspring.
 
definition 2: this liquid produced by cows or female goats and collected for human consumption.
 
similar words:
bottle
definition 3: a white fluid or juice secreted by certain plants.
coconut milk
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: milked, milking, milks
definition 1: to extract milk from the udder of (a female mammal).
definition 2: to drain of energy, information, or money, usu. in an exploitative way.
They milked him for every cent he had.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to yield milk.
definition 2: to extract milk from the udder of a female mammal.
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  • milkshake:
    a drink made from milk, ice cream, and flavoring.
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some containers for milk
some ingredients in milk
some places for milk
some things made from milk
some things that affect milk
sources of milk
units for measuring milk