adjective of the opaque white colour of milk.

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  • milk-white — adjective MAINLY LITERARY something that is milk white is the color of milk …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • milk white — COLOUR You can use milk white to describe things that are a milky white colour. [LITERARY] Mist was rising, and trees and shrubs began to disappear in a milk white haze …   English dictionary

  • milk white — noun Etymology: Middle English milc whit, from Old English meolchwīt, from meolc milk + hwīt white : a yellowish white that is less strong and slightly greener and lighter than average shell tint compare skimmed milk white …   Useful english dictionary

  • milk-white — UK / US adjective mainly literary something that is milk white is the colour of milk …   English dictionary

  • milk-white — /milk hwuyt , wuyt /, adj. of a white or slightly blue white color, as that of milk. [bef. 1000; ME, OE] * * * …   Universalium

  • milk-white — white as milk …   English contemporary dictionary

  • milk-white — /ˈmɪlk waɪt/ (say milk wuyt) adjective of a white or slightly blue white colour, such as that of milk …  

  • milk-white — adjective having a slightly white blue color, that of milk …   Wiktionary

  • milk-white — adjective of a white the color of fresh milk • Similar to: ↑achromatic, ↑neutral …   Useful english dictionary

  • skimmed-milk white — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ noun : a light bluish gray to light gray that is greener and lighter than glaucous gray or cinerous compare milk white …   Useful english dictionary

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