evaporated milk

noun
  1. 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

Historical Examples of 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
  1. thick unsweetened tinned milk from which some of the water has been evaporated
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