dairy

dairy

synonyms, antonyms, definitions, examples & translations of dairy in English

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English

Etymology

Origin 1250–1300 (Middle English daierie and other forms), from dey (dairymaid) + -ery.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈdɛəɹi/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈdɛəɹi/, /ˈdɛɹ.i/
  • Rhymes: -ɛəɹi

Noun

dairy (plural dairies)

  1. A place, often on a farm, where milk is processed and turned into products such as butter and cheese.
  2. A dairy farm.
  3. A shop selling dairy products.
  4. (also dairy products or dairy produce) Products produced from milk.
  5. (New Zealand) A corner-store, superette or 'mini-mart' of some description.

Synonyms

  • milkhouse
  • milkery (rare)

Derived terms

  • dairy farmer
  • dairy farming
  • dairymaid
  • nondairy

Translations

Adjective

dairy (not comparable)

  1. Referring to products produced from milk.
  2. Referring to the milk production and processing industries.
  3. (Britain) On food labelling, containing fats only from dairy sources (e.g. dairy ice cream).

Translations

References

  • “dairy” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, Dictionary.com, LLC, 1995–present.

Anagrams

  • diary, yaird

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