/lak"teuh ree/, adj. Archaic.
of, pertaining to, or of the nature of milk.
[1615-25; < L lactarius milk-giving. See LACT-, -ARY]

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  • Lactary — Lac ta*ry, a. [L. lactarius, fr. lac, lactis, milk: cf. F. lactaire.] Milky; full of white juice like milk. [Obs.] Lactary or milky plants. Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lactary — Lac ta*ry, n. a dairyhouse. [R.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lactary — [lak′tə rē] adj. [L lactarius < lac (gen. lactis), milk: see LACTO ] Rare of or pertaining to milk …   English World dictionary

  • lactary — lac·ta·ry …   English syllables

  • lactary — ˈlaktərē adjective Etymology: Latin lactarius, from lact + arius ary archaic : of or relating to milk : yielding a white milky juice …   Useful english dictionary

  • lactarium —   n. dairy.    ♦ lactary, a. pertaining to milk …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • lactory — [lactory an erroneous form of lactary.] …   Useful english dictionary

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