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the first milk or colostrum of a mammal, especially a cow, after giving birth.
(functioning as sing) the first milk secreted by the mammary glands of a cow or similar animal immediately after giving birth; colostrum

“colostrum,” Old English bysting, from beost, a general West Germanic word (cf. Old High German biost, German Biest, Middle Dutch and Dutch biest, of unknown origin.


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