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milchig

[ mil-khig, -khik ]
/ ˈmɪl xɪg, -xɪk /
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adjective Judaism.

(in the dietary laws) consisting of, made from, or used only for milk or dairy products.

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Origin of milchig

1925–30; <Yiddish milkhik, equivalent to milkhmilk + -ik-y1
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