milt

milt

[milt]
noun
1.
the sperm-containing secretion of the testes of fishes.
2.
the testes and sperm ducts when filled with this secretion.
3.
melt2.

Origin:
before 900; Middle English milte, milt, Old English milte spleen; cognate with German Milz, Middle Dutch milte milt, spleen; akin to melt2

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milt (mɪlt)
 
n
1.  the testis of a fish
2.  the spermatozoa and seminal fluid produced by a fish
3.  rare the spleen of certain animals, esp fowls and pigs
 
vb
4.  to fertilize (the roe of a female fish) with milt, esp artificially
 
[Old English milte spleen; in the sense: fish sperm, probably from Middle Dutch milte]

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milt   (mĭlt)  Pronunciation Key 
Fish sperm, together with the milky liquid that contains them.
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