milk vein

noun

Definition of milk vein

: a large subcutaneous vein that extends along the lower side of the abdomen of a cow and returns blood from the udder — see cow illustration

First Known Use of milk vein

1743, in the meaning defined above

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“Milk vein.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/milk%20vein. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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