lactescence

noun
plural -s

Definition of lactescence 

1 : milkiness

2 : a copious flow of milky sap

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History and Etymology for lactescence

Latin lactescere to turn to milk + English -ence

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lacteal

lacteal gland

lacteous

lactescence

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lactic

lactic acid

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