To impregnate (the roe of a fish) with milt.

<anatomy> The spleen.

Origin: AS. Milte; akin to D. Milt, G. Milz, OHG. Milzi, Icel. Milti, Dan. Milt, Sw. Mjalte, and prob. To E. Malt, melt. See Malt the grain.

<zoology> The spermatic fluid of fishes.

The testes, or spermaries, of fishes when filled with spermatozoa.

Origin: Akin to Dan. Melk, Sw. Mjolke, G. Milch, and E. Milk. See Milk.

(01 Mar 1998)

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