Colostrum (noun)

  1. The first milk produced by a mammal after giving birth, which is rich in antibodies and nutrients.
  2. A substance resembling colostrum, used in animal feed.


Late middle english: from latin colostrum, from greek kolostron, of unknown origin.


  1. The mother dog licked her new born puppies and fed them with colostrum.
  2. Cows can produce high-quality colostrum for the first 72 hours after giving birth.
  3. Goats' colostrum is a good source of protein, vitamins, and minerals.
  4. Rats were fed a diet of colostrum to study its effect on their immune system.
  5. Colostrum supplements are becoming increasingly popular among athletes for their perceived performance-enhancing benefits.
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