a gland for secreting milk, present in the female of all mammals; mammary gland: it is rudimentary in the male
Origin of mammaL, breast, probably identical with mamma: see also mama
Variant of mama.
An organ of female mammals that contains milk-producing glands; a mammary gland.
Origin of mammaLatin; see ma-2 in Indo-European roots.
(plural mammae or mammas)
From Latin mamma.