Origin: ME milte, prob. < Scand (as in Norw milt, mjelte), altered (infl. by ON milti, spleen) < base of ON mjolk, milk
See milt in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English, roe, spleen
Origin: , partly from Middle Dutch milte
Origin: and partly from Old English milte, spleen; see mel-1 in Indo-European roots.
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