- The definition of dairy is something referring to milk, cream, butter or cheese.
An example of something dairy is ice cream.
- Dairy is defined as a place where milk and cream are kept and butter and cheese are made.
An example of a dairy is the building on a farm where the cow's milk is processed.
A dairy farm in Pennsylvania.
- a building or room where milk and cream are kept and butter and cheese are made
- dairy farm
- a commercial establishment that processes and distributes milk and milk products
- a retail store where these are sold
Origin of dairyMiddle English daierie ; from daie, dairymaid ; from Old English dæge, (female) bread maker ; from dag, dough + -erie, -ery
- A commercial establishment for processing or selling milk and milk products.
- A place where milk and cream are stored and processed.
- A dairy farm.
- The dairy business; dairying.
- Food containing milk or milk derivatives.
- Of, for, or relating to milk or milk products: the dairy section at the grocery store.
- Of or relating to dairying.
- Judaism Of or relating to food products containing milk or milk derivatives and not containing meat or meat derivatives, as dictated by dietary law.
Origin of dairyMiddle English daierie : daie, dairymaid (from Old English d&aemac;ge, bread kneader; see dheigh- in Indo-European roots) + Anglo-Norman -erie, place (from Old French; see –ery).
Origin 1250–1300, (Middle English daierie and other forms), from dey (“dairymaid”) + -ery.