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Definition of "lactates" [lactates]

  • Plural form of lactate. (noun)

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Use "lactates" in a sentence
  • "And I never thought about this before, but the only way to make cheese out of a goat or a sheep is to take its newborn baby away and co-opt the milk as long as it lactates."
  • "Not lactates, or lactones, or lactylates, or any of the dozen other chemical names that might be encountered."
  • "A cow only lactates when it has a calf, and that calf drinks milk."
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