Milk tree

(Bot.) a tree yielding a milky juice, as the cow tree of South America (Brosimum Galactodendron), and the Euphorbia balsamifera of the Canaries, the milk of both of which is wholesome food.

See also: Milk

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It is also known as the African milk tree on account of its white sap, a characteristic shared by all Euphorbia kin.