[ milch ]
/ mɪltʃ /


(of a domestic animal) yielding milk; kept or suitable for milk production.

Origin of milch

1250–1300; Middle English milche; compare Old English -milce (in thrimilce the month of May, i.e., the month when cows could be milked thrice a day); see milk Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for milch

/ (mɪltʃ) /


(modifier) (esp of cattle) yielding milk
milch cow informal a source of easy income, esp a person

Word Origin for milch

C13: from Old English -milce (in compounds); related to Old English melcan to milk
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