milt /mɪlt/

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

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


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.