Lactic

Definition

adjective

(1) Of, relating to, or obtained from sour milk or whey.

(2) Of, pertaining to, or involving the production of lactic acid, as lactic fermentation.


Supplement

Word origin: From Latin lactis (“‘of milk’”), genitive form of lac (“‘milk’”).
Related forms: lactate (noun or verb), lactation (noun)

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