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  • n. The milking of cows.


Latin vacca (a cow) and Latin verb emulgere (to milk out). (Wiktionary)


  • Will you try to look out for a fit servant for us, -- simple of heart, physiognomically handsome, and scientific in vaccimulgence.

    Biographia Epistolaris, Volume 1.


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  • Yup. "Vacca" is cow in Latin, I believe. Actually, I just discovered that vaccicide (the killing of a cow) is a real word. :-)

    September 30, 2007

  • The original vaccine was developed from Cow Pox, I believe.

    September 30, 2007

  • Cow milking, believe it or not! I thought it was related to vaccines somehow...

    September 30, 2007