mil·​chig ˈmil-ḵik How to pronounce milchig (audio)
: made of or derived from milk or dairy products compare fleishig, pareve

Word History


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

First Known Use

1913, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of milchig was in 1913

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Cite this Entry

“Milchig.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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