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milk powder

  1. dry milk.
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Origin of milk powder

First recorded in 1825–35
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples

  • Besides the pemmican, we had biscuits, milk-powder, and chocolate.

    The South Pole, Volumes 1 and 2

    Roald Amundsen

  • Our milk-powder was put up in bags of 102 ounces just enough for a meal.

  • The milk-powder and sugar are necessarily boiled with the tea or cocoa.


    Sir Ernest Shackleton

  • The hot drink consisted at first of milk made from milk-powder up to about one-quarter of its proper strength.


    Sir Ernest Shackleton

  • Milk-powder is a comparatively new commodity with us, but it deserves to be better known.