milkstone

noun

1
a
: a stone (as galactite) believed to increase milk secretion
b
: any of various white stones (as a flint pebble)
2
: a hard body that forms in the bovine udder
3
: a hard deposit of milk residues that accumulates on imperfectly cleansed dairy utensils and serves as a substrate for bacteria and contributes off-flavors to milk

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“Milkstone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/milkstone. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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