A dairy farm in Pennsylvania.
- 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 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
- milk and the foods made from it, considered as a group or category
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 dǣge 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.