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skim milk

milk from which the cream has been skimmed.
Also called skimmed milk.
Origin of skim milk
1590-1600 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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milk from which the cream has been skimmed, 1590s, from skim (v.) + milk (n.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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skim-milk in Medicine

skim milk n.
The milk from which the cream has been removed.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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