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[ mil-ker ]
/ ˈmɪl kər /


a person or thing that milks.
a cow or other animal that gives milk.

Nearby words

milk white, milk-alkali syndrome, milk-and-water, milk-toast, milk-white, milker, milkfish, milking machine, milking parlor, milking shed, milking stool

Origin of milker

First recorded in 1490–1500; milk + -er1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for milker


/ (ˈmɪlkə) /


a cow, goat, etc, that yields milk, esp of a specified quality or amounta poor milker
a person who milks
another name for milking machine
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