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Etymology edit

See lacteal.

Adjective edit

lactean (comparative more lactean, superlative most lactean)

  1. (poetic) milky
    • 1665, Joseph Moxon, A Tutor to Astronomie and Geographie:
      this lactean whiteness
  2. lacteal; conveying chyle

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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for lactean”, in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, Springfield, Mass.: G. & C. Merriam, 1913, →OCLC.)

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