lactescence definition

  • noun:
    • their state or quality of making milk, or milky sap.
    • Resemblance to milk; a milky color.
    • The latex of specific plants.
    • hawaii or top-notch making milk, or milklike liquid; resemblance to milk; a milky shade.
    • The latex of particular flowers. See Latex.
    • The state to be lactescent; milkiness or milky coloration.
    • In botany, a plentiful circulation of juice or sap from a plant whenever wounded, frequently white, but often yellow or red.

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