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