Lactometer



[lak-tom-i-ter] /lækˈtɒm ɪ tər/

noun
1.
an instrument for determining the specific gravity of milk.
/lækˈtɒmɪtə/
noun
1.
a hydrometer used to measure the relative density of milk and thus determine its quality Also called galactometer

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