evaporated milk

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noun

unsweetened milk thickened and concentrated by evaporation of water content to approximately half the original weight and then sterilized and canned.

Origin of evaporated milk

First recorded in 1865–70
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Examples from the Web for evaporated milk

  • You will need to plan with your doctor about putting your baby on an evaporated-milk formula if he is bottle-fed.

    If Your Baby Must Travel in Wartime|United States Department of Labor, Children's Bureau

British Dictionary definitions for evaporated milk

evaporated milk


noun

thick unsweetened tinned milk from which some of the water has been evaporated
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