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What does “buttermilk” mean in an American pancake recipe?

I want to experiment making American style pancakes (I usually make Austrian style unleavened palatschinken). The recipe I found says "buttermilk", but I remember reading somewhere that the Americans ...
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Milk alternative in pancake batter

What could I use in place of milk in pancake batter? Would rice milk or soya milk work? What about in scotch pancakes?