col·os·trum 7 BrE [kəˈlɒstrəm]
NAmE [kəˈlɑːstrəm]
noun uncountable
the substance produced in the breasts of a new mother, which has a lot of antibodies which help her baby to resist disease
Word Origin:
[colostrum] late 16th cent.: from Latin.

WordNet Dictionary:
milky fluid secreted for the first day or two after parturition
Syn: foremilk

Webster's 1913 Dictionary:
n.1.(Med.) The first milk secreted after delivery; biestings.

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