milkshed

[milk-shed]

noun

a region producing milk for a specific community: the St. Louis milkshed.

Nearby words

  1. milking shed,
  2. milking stool,
  3. milkmaid,
  4. milkman,
  5. milko,
  6. milksop,
  7. milktoast,
  8. milkweed,
  9. milkweed beetle,
  10. milkweed bug

Origin of milkshed

1925–30, Americanism; milk + shed2, on the model of watershed

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