skim milk

Origin of skim milk

First recorded in 1590–1600
Also called skimmed milk.
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n.

milk from which the cream has been skimmed, 1590s, from skim (v.) + milk (n.).

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skim milk

[skĭm]
n.
  1. The milk from which the cream has been removed.
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