Definition of dairy
1 : a room, building, or establishment where milk is kept and butter or cheese is made
2a : the department of farming or of a farm that is concerned with the production of milk, butter, and cheeseb : a farm devoted to such production
3 : an establishment for the sale or distribution chiefly of milk and milk products
4 : milk from a cow or other domestic animal (such as a goat); also : food (such as ice cream, cheese, or yogurt) made primarily of or from milk
dairyadjective dairy products
Recent Examples of dairy from the Web
Since it was signed, Canada and Mexico have become by far America’s largest export markets for products like corn, pork, beef, dairy, soybeans and poultry, and overall total exports have grown from $9 billion in 1993 to $41 billion by 2014.
Several fringe Hindu groups, apparently emboldened by the stunning political rise of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party, have attacked Muslim cattle traders and dairy farmers.
Nuts, seeds, olive oil, avocado, fish, organic meats and dairy and coconut are the best options.
Their grandfather, Ben Dusing, and great-uncle, Franklin Dusing, left the dairy farm business to start an ice-making company to pass on to their sons.
Scores of dairy farm workers and activists marching in Montpelier, Vt., on Saturday June, 17, 2017.
Starting in the 1960s and continuing until the present, what was once mostly dairy and crop farms between Edgewood and Bel Air, gave way to thousands of houses and multiple shopping centers.
With a $350 price tag, think of it as a luxury apartment for dairy.
The nopales (cactus) and lime gelato ($5) is dairy-free and topped with a sprinkle of Tajin, a mixture of dry chile peppers, lime and salt.
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DAIRY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of dairy for English Language Learners
: a farm that produces milk
: a place where milk is kept and butter or cheese is made
: a company that sells milk and foods made from milk (such as butter and cheese)
DAIRY Defined for Kids
Definition of dairy for Students
1 : a place where milk is stored or is made into butter and cheese
2 : a farm that produces milk
3 : a company or a store that sells milk products
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