milch

adjective
\ ˈmilk How to pronounce milch (audio) , ˈmilch How to pronounce milch (audio) , ˈmilks How to pronounce milch (audio) \

Definition of milch

First Known Use of milch

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for milch

Middle English milche, from Old English -milce; akin to Old English melcan to milk — more at emulsion

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“Milch.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/milch. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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