milchig

adjective
mil·​chig | \ ˈmil-ḵik How to pronounce milchig (audio) \

Definition of milchig

: made of or derived from milk or dairy products — compare fleishig, pareve

First Known Use of milchig

1913, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for milchig

Yiddish milkhik, from milkh milk, from Middle High German milch, from Old High German miluh — more at milk

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“Milchig.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/milchig. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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