adjective see whey

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • wheylike — adjective Resembling whey. Syn: wheyey …   Wiktionary

  • whey — wheylike, adj. /hway, way/, n. a milk serum, separating as liquid from the curd after coagulation, as in cheese making. [bef. 900; ME wheye, OE hwaeg; c. D, LG wei] * * * ▪ milk product       watery fraction that forms along with curd when milk… …   Universalium

  • whey — noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English hwæg; akin to Middle Dutch wey whey Date: before 12th century the watery part of milk that is separated from the coagulable part or curd especially in the process of making cheese and that is rich… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • serum — I. noun (plural serums or sera) Etymology: Latin, whey, wheylike fluid; akin to Greek oros whey Date: 1665 1. the watery portion of an animal fluid remaining after coagulation: a. (1) blood serum (2) antiserum b …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • wheyey — adjective Resembling whey. Syn: wheylike …   Wiktionary

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