I.of or belonging to milk, containing milk, milky; made of milk or with milk.
I. In gen.: lactaria columna in foro holitorio dicta, quod ibi infantes lacte alendos deferebant, Paul. ex Fest. p. 88: “herba,” milk-weed, Plin. 26, 8, 39, § 62: “opus,” food prepared with milk, Lampr. Heliog. 32: “Mons,” a hill in Campania, famous for its pasture, Cassiod. Var. 11, 10 init.—So, absol.: lactārĭum , ii, n., milkfood, Lampr. Heliog. 26.—lactārĭus , ii, m., a preparer of milk-food, Lampr. Heliog 27, 3.—Also, a seller of milk, = γαλακτοπώλης, Gloss. Labb.—
II. In partic., suckling, giving suck: “boves,” Varr. R. R. 2, 1, 17.