Lactean Lac"te*an, a. [See {Lacteal}.] 1. Milky; consisting of, or resembling, milk. ``This lactean whiteness.'' --Moxon. [1913 Webster]

2. (Anat. & Physiol.) Lacteal; conveying chyle. [1913 Webster]

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