What does dairy mean?

Definitions for dairy
ˈdɛər idai·ry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dairy, dairy farmnoun

    a farm where dairy products are produced

Wiktionary

  1. dairynoun

    A place, often on a farm, where milk is processed and turned into products such as butter and cheese.

    Etymology: Origin 1250-1300, ( daierie and other forms), from dey + -ery.

  2. dairynoun

    A shop selling dairy products.

    Etymology: Origin 1250-1300, ( daierie and other forms), from dey + -ery.

  3. dairynoun

    (also dairy products or dairy produce) Products produced from milk.

    Etymology: Origin 1250-1300, ( daierie and other forms), from dey + -ery.

  4. dairynoun

    A corner-store, superette or 'mini-mart' of some description.

    Etymology: Origin 1250-1300, ( daierie and other forms), from dey + -ery.

  5. dairyadjective

    referring to products produced from milk.

    Etymology: Origin 1250-1300, ( daierie and other forms), from dey + -ery.

  6. dairyadjective

    referring to the milk production and processing industries

    Etymology: Origin 1250-1300, ( daierie and other forms), from dey + -ery.

  7. dairyadjective

    on food labelling, containing fats only from dairy sources (e.g. dairy ice cream)

    Etymology: Origin 1250-1300, ( daierie and other forms), from dey + -ery.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dairynoun

    the place, room, or house where milk is kept, and converted into butter or cheese

    Etymology: [OE. deierie, from deie, daie, maid; of Scand. origin; cf. Icel. deigja maid, dairymaid, Sw. deja, orig., a baking maid, fr. Icel. deig. 66. See Dough.]

  2. Dairynoun

    that department of farming which is concerned in the production of milk, and its conversion into butter and cheese

    Etymology: [OE. deierie, from deie, daie, maid; of Scand. origin; cf. Icel. deigja maid, dairymaid, Sw. deja, orig., a baking maid, fr. Icel. deig. 66. See Dough.]

  3. Dairynoun

    a dairy farm

    Etymology: [OE. deierie, from deie, daie, maid; of Scand. origin; cf. Icel. deigja maid, dairymaid, Sw. deja, orig., a baking maid, fr. Icel. deig. 66. See Dough.]

Freebase

  1. Dairy

    A dairy is a business enterprise established for the harvesting of animal milk – mostly from cows or goats, but also from buffalo, sheep, horses or camels – for human consumption. A dairy is typically located on a dedicated dairy farm or section of a multi-purpose farm that is concerned with the harvesting of milk. Terminology differs between countries. For example, in the United States, a farm building where milk is harvested is often called a "milking parlor". In New Zealand such a building is historically known as a "milking shed" or "milking parlour". Sometimes milking sheds are referred to by their type, such as "herring bone shed" or "pit parlour". In some countries, especially those with small numbers of animals being milked, as well as harvesting the milk from an animal, the dairy may also process the milk into butter, cheese and yogurt, for example. This is a traditional method of producing specialist milk products, especially in Europe. In the United States a dairy can also be a place that processes, distributes and sells dairy products, or a room, building or establishment where milk is stored and processed into milk products, such as butter or cheese. In New Zealand English the singular use of the word dairy almost exclusively refers to the corner convenience store, or superette. This usage is historical as such stores were a common place for the public to buy milk products.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Dairy

    dā′ri, n. the place where milk is kept, and butter and cheese made: an establishment for the supply of milk.—ns. Dai′ry-farm; Dai′rying; Dai′rymaid; Dai′ryman. [M. E. deye.—Ice. deigja, a dairymaid; orig. a kneader of dough.]

Editors Contribution

  1. dairy

    A range of milk and milk related food and products.

    Dairy products are created from milk primarily which include milk, cream, cheese and yoghurt.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 14, 2020  

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  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'dairy' in Nouns Frequency: #2994

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dairy in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dairy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of dairy in a Sentence

  1. Walter Willett:

    Some of its saturated fat is comprised of shorter molecules than saturated fat from dairy fat, and these do tend to raise HDL cholesterol more potently.

  2. Lin Yuwei:

    As a high-end bakery chain, we are willing to pay prices for dairy products of a superior quality.

  3. John Newton:

    There's an old adage in the dairy industry that only five people in the world know how milk is priced in the John Newton, and four of them are dead, milk pricing is very, very complex.

  4. Anna Callan:

    Because cadmium is present in so many food types, there is no simple way to reduce dietary exposure, the best advice is to follow a balanced and varied diet and to eat low-fat dairy foods as a source of calcium to help build strong bones.

  5. Johnny Wowk:

    It's too scary to eat Dairy - Johnny The Walker

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  • ملبنةArabic
  • млечни произведения, млечен, мандра, млекарницаBulgarian
  • mléčný, mlékárnaCzech
  • mejeri, mejeriproduktDanish
  • Molkereiprodukte, Milchprodukte, Milchladen, MolkereiGerman
  • γαλακτοκομικός, γαλακτοκομικά, γαλακτοκομείο, γαλακτοπωλείοGreek
  • laktaĵoj, fromaĝfarejoEsperanto
  • granja, establo, lechería, minisúper, lácteo, granja lechera, lácteos, tiendita, supercitoSpanish
  • لبنیاتPersian
  • maitokauppa, lähikauppa, meijeri, maitotuoteFinnish
  • laitière, laiterie, laitier, alimentation générale, dépanneur, crémerie, laitagesFrench
  • מוצרי חלב, מחלבהHebrew
  • tejcsarnokHungarian
  • կաթնարան, կաթնատուն, կաթնամթերքArmenian
  • susuIndonesian
  • mjólkurbúð, mjólkurafurðir, mjólkurbúIcelandic
  • latteria, latticini, caseario, caseificio, alimentariItalian
  • 牧場, 牛乳屋, 牛乳販売店, 酪農, 乳製品, コンビニJapanese
  • რძის პროდუქტები, ერბო-კარაქის ქარხანა, რძის, რძის ფერმაGeorgian
  • 낙농공장Korean
  • dairyLatin
  • млечна, гранап, бакалница, млечно, млечен, млекарница, млечни производиMacedonian
  • zuivel, zuivel-Dutch
  • meieri, meieri-, melkeprodukter, melke-, melkebutikk, meieriprodukterNorwegian
  • mleczarnia, nabiałPolish
  • lacticínios, mercearia, leitariaPortuguese
  • lactate, untărieRomanian
  • маслобойня, продукты, молочный, магазин, молочная, маслодельня, молочная фермаRussian
  • mejeriSwedish
  • shajaraSwahili
  • பால்Tamil
  • పాలTelugu
  • MandıraTurkish
  • دودھUrdu
  • מילכיקסYiddish

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