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chocolate milk (usually uncountable, plural chocolate milks)

  1. A sweetened cocoa-flavored drink, typically created by mixing chocolate syrup or chocolate powder with milk, and typically served cold.
    • 1940, International Association of Milk Sanitarians, Journal of Milk Technology, Volumes 3-4, p. 74:
      Historically, it would appear that the Certain-Thyson Milk Company of Miami, Florida, began the manufacture and distribution of chocolate milk in bottles during the late fall of 1919.

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Chocolate milk is distinct from milk chocolate, which is a solid form of chocolate made with milk. Chocolate syrup or powder mixed with a liquid and served hot is typically referred to as hot chocolate; this drink is usually made with water, although it may also be made with milk.


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