wheyish

wheyish

[hwey-ish, wey-]
adjective
rather like whey: a mottled, wheyish complexion.

Origin:
1555–65; whey + -ish1

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whey (weɪ)
 
n
the watery liquid that separates from the curd when the milk is clotted, as in making cheese
 
[Old English hwǣg; related to Middle Low German wei, heie, Dutch hui]
 
'wheyey
 
adj
 
'wheyish
 
adj
 
'wheylike
 
adj

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