milklike

milklike
adjective
resembling milk in color not clear
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milky glass

Syn: ↑milky, ↑whitish
Similar to: ↑opaque
Derivationally related forms: ↑milk (for: ↑milky)

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\\ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷\ adjective
: resembling milk : milky

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milkˈlike adjective
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Main Entry:milk

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