adjective, milk·i·er, milk·i·est.
- milkweed butterfly,
- milkweed family,
- milkweed tortoise beetle,
- milky disease,
- milky way,
- mill chisel,
- mill construction
Origin of milky
Examples from the Web for milky
My partner Brandon and I awake at the crack of dawn for a canoe ride on the milky blue glacial waters of Lake Louise.
New research shows early galaxies were much bigger—some 10 times the mass of the Milky Way—than astronomers expected.
Astronomers recently placed the Milky Way on the fringe of a huge supercluster.
For example, based on the ages of stars, we know the Milky Way is about 13.2 billion years old.
Most stars in the Milky Way have humdrum lives, tracing slow predictable orbits around the galactic center.The Hypervelocity Star That’s Being Booted from the Galaxy|Matthew R. Francis|May 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Cut off the cob one dozen ears of green corn whilst in the milky state.The National Cook Book, 9th ed.|Hannah Mary Peterson
So the neck and shoulders melted into the snow-white of the body, a restless glimmering ebbing into a milky way.The Cassowary|Stanley Waterloo
Flowers with very thick or milky stems should be slit up about half an inch, and woody stems are best peeled for an inch or two.What Shall We Do Now?: Five Hundred Games and Pastimes|Dorothy Canfield Fisher
The milky juice of the stems and leaves is very acrid, and has been used in some countries for raising blisters.
He considered that the Milky Way is a great star cluster, whose form may be conjectured from numerous star-gaugings.History of Astronomy|George Forbes