galactometer

[ gal-uh k-tom-i-ter ]
/ ˌgæl əkˈtɒm ɪ tər /

noun

a lactometer.

Origin of galactometer

First recorded in 1835–45; galacto- + -meter
Related formsgal·ac·tom·e·try, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for galactometer

galactometer

/ (ˌɡæləkˈtɒmɪtə) /

noun

an instrument, similar to a hydrometer, for measuring the relative density of milk. It is used to determine the fat content

Derived Formsgalactometry, noun
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