adjective Archaic.

of, relating to, or of the nature of milk.

Nearby words

  1. lactacidemia,
  2. lactacidosis,
  3. lactalbumin,
  4. lactam,
  5. lactarian,
  6. lactase,
  7. lactate,
  8. lactate 2,
  9. lactate dehydrogenase,
  10. lactated ringer's injection

Origin of lactary

First recorded in 1615–25, lactary is from the Latin word lactārius milk-giving. See lact-, -ary Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019