milchig

milchig

[mil-khig, -khik]
adjective Judaism.
(in the dietary laws) consisting of, made from, or used only for milk or dairy products.
Compare fleishig, pareve.


Origin:
1925–30; < Yiddish milkhik, equivalent to milkh milk + -ik -y1

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milchik or milchig (ˈmilxɪk)
 
adj
Judaism Compare fleishik See also kashruth Also called: milky containing or used in the preparation of milk products and so not to be used with meat products
 
[Yiddish, from milch milk, ultimately from Old High German; compare milch; see also milk]
 
milchig or milchig
 
adj
 
[Yiddish, from milch milk, ultimately from Old High German; compare milch; see also milk]

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