Milch

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From Old High German miluh (akin to Old Saxon miluk), from Proto-Germanic *meluks, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂melǵ-. Compare Danish mælk, Dutch melk, West Frisian molke, Norwegian melk, Old English meolc, English milk, Swedish mjölk, Yiddish מילך (milkh).

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Milch f (genitive Milch, plural Milchen or Milche)

  1. milk; white liquid produced by female animals for their young to drink
  2. a white fluid that is exuded by certain plants
  3. a white liquid that is a mixture of other substances, where one of the components is very finely distributed
  4. the white semen of a male fish

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