- of or obtained from milk; lactic
- Astron. of or pertaining to the Milky Way or some other galaxy
Origin: Gr galaktikos, milky < gala (gen. galaktos), milk < IE base *glak- > L lac, milk
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- Of or relating to a galaxy, especially the Milky Way.
- Of enormous size; immense.
- Of, relating to, or causing the secretion of milk.
galactic - Medical Definition
- Relating to milk.
- Promoting the flow of milk.