lacteous

[ lak-tee-uh s ]
/ ˈlæk ti əs /

adjective Archaic.

milky; of the color of milk.

Origin of lacteous

1640–50; < Latin lacteus; see lact-, -eous

OTHER WORDS FROM lacteous

non·lac·te·ous, adjective
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