milchig

[ mil-khig, -khik ]
/ ˈmɪl xɪg, -xɪk /

adjective Judaism.

(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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Example sentences from the Web for milchig

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

    The Story of Crisco|Marion Harris Neil