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Latin lactarius


lactary (comparative more lactary, superlative most lactary)

  1. milky; full of white juice like milk
    • Sir Thomas Browne
      Lactary or milky plants.


lactary (plural lactaries)

  1. A dairyhouse.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for lactary in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)