- a nipple
- any nipple-shaped or breast-shaped protuberance
Origin of mammillaClassical Latin mam(m)illa, diminutive of mamma: see mamma
- A nipple or teat.
- A nipple-shaped protuberance.
Origin of mammillaLatin mamilla, mammilla diminutive of mamma breast ; see mā-2 in Indo-European roots.
- (anatomy) The nipple.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.