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milt

milt /mɪlt/

–noun
1. the sperm-containing secretion of the testes of fishes.
2. the testes and sperm ducts when filled with this secretion.
3. melt 2.

Origin:
bef. 900; ME milte, milt, OE milte spleen; c. G Milz, MD milte milt, spleen; akin to melt 2

Source: Dictionary.com.

The male salmon sprays his mist of milt onto the eggs of the female. And instantly he is seized with a mortal melancholy.

Source: The War Against the Rull by A E van Vogt.

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