Mamma definition

mămə
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An organ of female mammals that contains milk-producing glands; a mammary gland.
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A gland for secreting milk, present in the female of all mammals; mammary gland: it is rudimentary in the male.
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An organ of female mammals that contains milk-producing glands; a mammary gland.
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(anatomy) The milk-secreting organ of female humans and other mammals which includes the mammary gland and the nipple or teat; a breast; an udder. (plural: mammae)
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(meteorology) An accessory cloud like a mammary in appearance, which can form on the underside of most cloud genera.
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Alternative spelling of mama: mother.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
mamma
Plural:
mammae, mammas

Origin of mamma

  • Latin mā-2 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Alternative spelling of mama or momma.

    From Wiktionary

  • From Latin mamma.

    From Wiktionary