from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Milk from which the cream has been removed.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Milk from which the cream has been skimmed; hence, figuratively, that which lacks substantial quality, as richness or strength; thinness; inferiority.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun North America Non-fat milk; milk that has had the cream removed.

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  • noun milk from which the cream has been skimmed


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