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[mil-khig, -khik]
adjective Judaism.
  1. (in the dietary laws) consisting of, made from, or used only for milk or dairy products.
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Compare fleishig, pareve.

Origin of milchig

1925–30; < Yiddish milkhik, equivalent to milkh milk + -ik -y1
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Examples from the Web for milchig

Historical Examples

  • Crisco can be used with both "milchig" and "fleichig" (milk and flesh) foods.

    The Story of Crisco

    Marion Harris Neil