What does dairy mean?

Definitions for dairy
ˈdɛər idairy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dairy, dairy farm(noun)

    a farm where dairy products are produced

Wiktionary

  1. dairy(Noun)

    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. dairy(Noun)

    A shop selling dairy products.

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

  3. dairy(Noun)

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

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

  4. dairy(Noun)

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

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

  5. dairy(Adjective)

    referring to products produced from milk.

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

  6. dairy(Adjective)

    referring to the milk production and processing industries

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

  7. dairy(Adjective)

    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. Dairy(noun)

    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. Dairy(noun)

    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. Dairy(noun)

    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  

British National Corpus

  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. David Valadao:

    Like so many family dairy farms across the country, burdensome government regulations made it impossible for the operation to remain open, while this has been an especially difficult experience, I remain hopeful that sharing my story will help those going through similar situations. This is exactly why I ran for Congress -- to give agriculture communities across the nation a voice in Washington.

  2. Margarita Rohr:

    Vitamin B12 deficiency can be caused by a poor diet, so aim to get more lean meat, fish, and dairy into your meals. But sometimes low levels are triggered by an absorption issue. If your diet is high in B12 but you shiver all the time, check in with your doctor for a vitamin B12 test. RELATED : 21 Important Facts About Vitamin B12 Deficiency You're a woman Find yourself in a constant battle with your spouse or male officemates for control of the thermostat ? Turns out that feeling cold really is a gendered condition. In general, women are better at conserving heat than men.

  3. Leah Bessa:

    We need to find alternatives that will be able to sustain the growing population and create a sustainable and environmentally friendly farming system, the only way EntoMilk can truly make a difference and reduce the pressures of traditional dairy is if it is accepted and consumed on a global scale.

  4. Bagore Bathily:

    If I could start a dairy industry that will buy milk from the local farmers and make products that consumers will like, we could create something sustainable.

  5. Salvador Segovia:

    Otis can go to Dairy Queen and he can get a hamburger. He’s the only dog allowed to lie down in front of the county court house, he also goes to (the grocery store) H?E?B. He’s not a stray. He’s a good dog.

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Translations for dairy

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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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