Complete Definition of "dairy"

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Etymology
Origin 1250-1300, from ME. daierie equivalent to daie, deie (dairymaid, from OE. dǣge ,bread maker or bread kneader, see dheigh- in Indo-European roots), comparable with ON. deigja + Anglo-Norman -erie (place) (from OF., see -ery)

Pronunciation
w:IPA|IPA: /'dæɻɪ/
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÉÉri|-ÉÉri

Noun
en-noun|dair|ies

  1. place, often on a farm, where milk is processed and turned into products such as butter and cheese
  2. a shop selling dairy products
  3. (also dairy products or dairy produce) products produced from milk.
  4. NZ a corner-store, superette or 'mini-mart' of some description.

Derived terms
dairymaid
nondairy

Translations
trans-top|place, often on a farm, where milk is processed
Czech: t+|cs|mlékárna|f
Dutch: t+|nl|zuivel|m
Finnish: t-|fi|meijeri
German: Molkerei f
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Hebrew: ××××× (makhlava) f
Norwegian: t-|no|meieri|n
Português: leitaria f
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trans-top|shop selling dairy products
French: t+|fr|crémerie
Finnish: t-|fi|maitokauppa
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Norwegian: t-|no|melkebutikk|m
Portuguese: leitaria f
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trans-top|products produced from milk
Finnish: maitotuotteet p
Hebrew: ×××¦×¨× ××× (mutzrei khalav) m|p
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Norwegian: t-|no|meieriprodukter|n, t-|no|melkeprodukter|n
Portuguese: lacticínios p
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trans-top|corner-store, superette or 'mini-mart' of some description
French: alimentation générale f

Portuguese: mercearia f
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Translations to be checked
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trans-top|to be checked
ttbc|French: laiterie f (1); laiterie, crémerie (2); produits laitiers m p (3)
ttbc|Italian: caseificio m (1); latteria f (2); latticini m p (3)
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References
"dairy." The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition. Houghton Mifflin Company, 2004. 15 Jun. 2007. Dictionary.com.

Adjective
en-adj|-

  1. referring to products produced from milk.
  2. referring to the milk production and processing industries
  3. UK on food labelling, containing fats only from dairy sources (e.g. dairy ice cream)

Translations
trans-top|referring to products produced from milk
Czech: t+|cs|mléÄný|m
Dutch: zuivel-
French: t+|fr|laitier|m, t+|fr|laitière|f
Italian: caseario
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Norwegian: t-|no|meieri-, t-|no|melke-
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trans-top|referring to the milk production and processing industries
Norwegian: t-|no|meieri-
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trans-top|on food labelling, containing fats only from dairy sources
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