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
[colostrum] late 16th cent.: from Latin.
milky fluid secreted for the first day or two after parturition
Webster's 1913 Dictionary:
|n.||1.||(Med.) The first milk secreted after delivery; biestings.|
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