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Meaning of MILKY

Pronunciation:  'milkee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  resembling milk in color or cloudiness; not clear; "milk glass"
 

MILKY is a 5 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: milk(a), milklike, opaque, whitish
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Milk"y\, a.
1. Consisting of, or containing, milk.

         Pails high foaming with a milky flood. --Pope.

2. Like, or somewhat like, milk; whitish and turbid; as, the
   water is milky. ``Milky juice.'' --Arbuthnot.

3. Yielding milk. ``Milky mothers.'' --Roscommon.

4. Mild; tame; spiritless.

         Has friendship such a faint and milky heart? --Shak.

{Milky Way}. (Astron.) See {Galaxy}, 1.

 
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