What is another word for whey?

Pronunciation: [wˈe͡ɪ] (IPA)

Whey is a byproduct of the cheese-making process that has been referenced for its nutritional benefits. Despite the benefits, Whey may be a difficult word to include in creative or everyday dialogue. The easiest synonym for Whey is milk serum, which can be used to describe its physical appearance. Another alternative word is a curd serum, which implies a connection to cheese. A lactoserum, cheese whey, and milk whey can also be used interchangeably to describe the same thing. As a food additive, Whey can also be referred to as a protein concentrate or isolate, depending on its processed forms.

What are the hypernyms for Whey?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Whey?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for whey (as nouns)

    • food
      dairy product.

Usage examples for Whey

An' whey we gwine to set de dinner table, w'en de dinin' room is all took up long ob de weddin' feas' spread out on dat yonder stension table?
"Her Mother's Secret"
Emma D. E. N. Southworth
Examine the sweet whey.
"Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Household Management"
Ministry of Education
Cuss the whey-faced loon Walford!
"The White Gauntlet"
Mayne Reid

Famous quotes with Whey

  • The outcry surrounding the public disclosure of the project had taken only three months to die, this—thought Jocundra—a telling commentary upon the spongelike capacity of the American consciousness to absorb miracles, digest them along with the ordinary whey provided by the media, and reduce them to half-remembered trivia.
    Lucius Shepard

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