Definitions for lacticˈlæk tɪk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lactic(adj)

    of or relating to or obtained from milk (especially sour milk or whey)

    "lactic acid"; "lactic fermentation"

Wiktionary

  1. lactic(Adjective)

    Of, relating to, or derived from milk

  2. Origin: From lactis, genitive form of lac.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lactic(adj)

    of or pertaining to milk; procured from sour milk or whey; as, lactic acid; lactic fermentation, etc

  2. Origin: [L. lac, lactis, milk: cf. F. lactique. See Lacteal, and cf. Galactic.]

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Lund University researcher Tobias Olofsson:

    Well, we've seen in our research that the honey bees actually add great flora of lactic acid bacteria in honey so the mead, when produced, is actually fermented by these lactic acid bacteria together with wild yeasts and the lactic acid bacteria can really kill off all the dangerous pathogens that are even resistant against antibiotics. So our thinking is that the mead, when you consume the mead, these (antibacterial substances in) lactic acid bacteria in the drink can actually be transferred to your blood and help you when you are infected with dangerous bacteria or promote health, preventing infections.


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