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milt (mɪlt Pronunciation for milt



  1. the testis of a fish
  2. the spermatozoa and seminal fluid produced by a fish
  3. (rare) the spleen of certain animals, esp fowls and pigs


  1. to fertilize (the roe of a female fish) with milt, esp artificially

Word Origin

Old English milte spleen; in the sense: fish sperm, probably from Middle Dutch milte

Example Sentences Including 'milt'

roe, hard and soft, the eggs and spawn ( milt ) respectively of female and male fish.
Mayes, Adrienne The Dictionary of Nutritional Health


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