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Milt

milt
To impregnate (the roe of a fish) with milt.
(Science: anatomy) The spleen.
Origin: AS. Milte; akin to D. Milt, G. Milz, OHG. Milzi, Icel. Milti, Dan. Milt, Sw. Mjalte, and prob. To E. Malt, melt. See Malt the grain.
(Science: zoology) The spermatic fluid of fishes.
The testes, or spermaries, of fishes when filled with spermatozoa.
Origin: Akin to Dan. Melk, Sw. Mjolke, G. Milch, and E. Milk. See Milk.


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