acidophilus milk


Definition of 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

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First Known Use of acidophilus milk

1916, in the meaning defined above

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“Acidophilus milk.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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