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Syllabification: mam·ma

noun

Variant spelling of mama.

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mamma2

Syllabification: mam·ma
Pronunciation: /ˈmamə
 
/

noun (plural mammae /ˈmamē, ˈmamˌī/)

1A milk-secreting organ of female mammals (in humans, the breast).
Example sentences
  • The breasts came to be understood as a sign of the anomalous nature of the human body, as other mammals do not have prominent mammae: only human females do.
  • Adult lions have 30 teeth and adult females have four mammae.
  • In general, females have enough mammae for each young in the largest litters to have his or her own.
1.1A corresponding nonsecretory structure in male mammals.

Origin

Old English, from Latin, 'breast'.

Derivatives

mammiform

1
Pronunciation: /ˈmaməˌfôrm/
adjective
Example sentences
  • The Protoclassic is easy to recognize by the breast-shaped supports, known as mammiform pottery.
  • ProtoClassic pottery, however, is included due to the decorative form of the mammiform supports and the peccary supports that develop in the following century.
  • A single mammiform sherd was found in the surface collection.

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