- milk from which the cream has been skimmed.
Origin of skim milk
First recorded in 1590–1600
Also called skimmed milk.
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Examples from the Web for skim-milk
Lacteous -eus: white, with a slight bluish tinge, like skim-milk.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology
John. B. Smith
There was not much comfort in this—might have been worse is but the skim-milk of consolation.The Faith Doctor
A skim-milk starter from a mixed supply is recommended by many.Outlines of Dairy Bacteriology, 8th edition
H. L. Russell
The skim-milk will always be so much more in quantity than the cream.The Bertrams</p>
In these he has learnt the use of skim-milk and the value of meat.Science and Practice in Farm Cultivation
Word Origin and History for skim-milk
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- The milk from which the cream has been removed.
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