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dair·y

 (dâr′ē)
n. pl. dair·ies
1. A commercial establishment for processing or selling milk and milk products.
2. A place where milk and cream are stored and processed.
3. A dairy farm.
4. The dairy business; dairying.
5. Food containing milk or milk derivatives.
adj.
1. Of, for, or relating to milk or milk products: the dairy section at the grocery store.
2. Of or relating to dairying.
3. Judaism Of or relating to food products containing milk or milk derivatives and not containing meat or meat derivatives, as dictated by dietary law.

[Middle English daierie : daie, dairymaid (from Old English dǣge, bread kneader; see dheigh- in Indo-European roots) + Anglo-Norman -erie, place (from Old French; see -ery).]

dairy

(ˈdɛərɪ)
n, pl dairies
1. (Commerce) a company that supplies milk and milk products
2. (Commerce)
a. a shop that sells provisions, esp milk and milk products
b. NZ a shop that remains open outside normal trading hours
3. (Architecture) a room or building where milk and cream are stored or made into butter and cheese
4. (Agriculture)
a. (modifier) of or relating to the production of milk and milk products: dairy cattle.
b. (in combination): a dairymaid; a dairyman.
5. (Cookery)
a. food containing milk or milk products: she can't eat dairy.
b. (as modifier): dairy produce.
[C13 daierie, from Old English dǣge servant girl, one who kneads bread; see dough, lady]

dair•y

(ˈdɛər i)

n., pl. dair•ies,
adj. n.
1. a room, building, or group of buildings where milk and cream are kept and butter and cheese are made.
2. a company that processes or distributes milk and milk products.
3. a store that sells milk and milk products.
4. the business of producing milk, butter, and cheese.
5. (in the Jewish dietary laws) dairy products, in contrast to meat and meat products.
adj.
6. of or pertaining to a dairy or to a farm devoted to the production of milk and milk products.
7. of or pertaining to milk, cream, butter, cheese, etc.
[1250–1300; (Old English dǣge bread maker; c. Old Norse deigja; see lady) + -erie -ery]

Dairy

 milking cows collectively, 1779.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dairy - a farm where dairy products are produceddairy - a farm where dairy products are produced
farm - workplace consisting of farm buildings and cultivated land as a unit; "it takes several people to work the farm"
Translations
مَحَلٌّ بَيْعُ الأَلْبَانمَعْمَل ألْبانمَلْبَنَه، دُكّان ألْبان
mlékárnaspíže na mlékomléčný
mejerimælkerum
meijerilähikauppamaitokauppamaitotuote
mljekara
tejcsarnoktejgazdaság
mjólkurbúîmjólkurhús
コンビニぼくじょう乳製品販売店日用雑貨店牛乳屋
유제품 회사
pieninėpieninė karvėpienininkystės ūkis
piena veikalspienotava
mliekareň
mlekarna
mejeri
ผลิตภัณฑ์ที่ทำจากนม
mandırasütçü dükkânısüthane
cửa hàng bơ sữa

dairy

[ˈdɛərɪ]
A. N (= shop) → lechería f; (on farm) → vaquería f
B. CPD [products] → lácteo
dairy butter Nmantequilla f casera
dairy cattle, dairy cows NPLvacas fpl lecheras
dairy farm Ngranja f de productos lácteos
dairy farmer Nganadero/a m/f de vacuno de leche
dairy farming Nindustria f láctera, industria f lactaria
dairy herd Nganado m lechero
dairy ice cream Nhelado m de nata
dairy produce Nproductos mpl lácteos

dairy

[ˈdɛəri]
n
(= shop) → crémerie f, laiterie f
(on farm)laiterie f
adj [foods, industry] → laitier/ière dairy butter, dairy cow, dairy farm, dairy farmer, dairy farming, dairy herd, dairy ice cream, dairy produce, dairy productsdairy butter nbeurre m fermierdairy cow nvache f laitièredairy farm nexploitation f pratiquant l'élevage laitierdairy farmer nproducteur/trice m/f de laitdairy farming nindustrie f laitièredairy herd ntroupeau m de vaches laitièresdairy ice cream ncrème f glacéedairy produce nproduits mpl laitiersdairy products nplproduits mpl laitier

dairy

nMolkerei f; (on farm) → Milchkammer f; (= shop)Milchgeschäft nt

dairy

:
dairy butter
nMarkenbutter f
dairy cattle
plMilchvieh nt
dairy cow
nMilchkuh f
dairy farm
nauf Milchviehhaltung spezialisierter Bauernhof
dairy farming
nMilchviehhaltung f
dairy herd
nHerde fMilchkühe
dairy husbandry
dairy ice cream
nMilchspeiseeis nt

dairy

:
dairymaid
nMelkerin f; (= worker)Molkereiangestellte f
dairyman
nMelker m; (= worker)Molkereiangestellte(r) m; (= milkman)Milchmann m
dairy produce
n, dairy products

dairy

[ˈdɛərɪ]
1. n (shop) → latteria; (organization, on farm) → caseificio
2. adjcaseario/a; (breed, cow) → da latte
dairy farm → caseificio
dairy farming → industria casearia
dairy ice cream → gelato gusto crema
dairy produce → latticini mpl

dairy

(ˈdeəri) plural ˈdairies noun
1. a shop supplying milk, butter, cheese etc. We bought milk at the dairy.
2. the place on a farm etc where milk is kept and butter and cheese are made.
dairy cowplural dairy cows/cattle
– a cow kept for its milk.
dairy farm
a farm specializing in producing milk and milk products.

dairy

مَحَلٌّ بَيْعُ الأَلْبَان mlékárna mejeri Molkerei γαλακτοκομείο lechería meijeri crèmerie mljekara latteria 乳製品販売店 유제품 회사 zuivelbedrijf meieri mleczarnia fábrica de laticínios, leiteria молочный магазин mejeri ผลิตภัณฑ์ที่ทำจากนม mandıra cửa hàng bơ sữa 乳品
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