acidophilus milk


: milk fermented by live cultures of the bacterium acidophilus and consumed especially to promote intestinal health
An advantage of using yogurts or acidophilus milk rather than supplements is that you get calcium, protein and vitamins in addition to the probiotics.Amy Tousman, Honolulu Advertiser, 11 Jan. 2007

Word History

First Known Use

1916, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of acidophilus milk was in 1916

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“Acidophilus milk.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2023.

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