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mam·ma1 • n. variant spelling of mama. mam·ma2 / ˈmamə/ • n. (pl. mam·mae / ˈmamē; ˈmamˌī/ ) a milk-secreting organ of female mammals (in humans, the breast). ∎  a corresponding nonsecretory structure in male mammals. DERIVATIVES: mam·mi·form / ˈmaməˌfôrm/ adj.

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mamma(mammatus) The Latin mamma, meaning ‘udder’, used to describe a cloud feature consisting of projections from the basal surface of altocumulus, altostratus, stratocumulus, cumulonimbus, cirrus, and cirrocumulus. See also cloud classification.

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mamma

mamma (mammatus) From the Latin mamma meaning ‘udder’, a cloud feature consisting of projections from the basal surface of altocumulus, altostratus, stratocumulus, cumulonimbus, cirrus, and cirrocumulus. See also CLOUD CLASSIFICATION.

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mamma1, mama mother. XVI. repr. redupl. of a syllable instinctively uttered by young children; cf. Gr. mámmē, L. mamma (mother, teat, breast; see next), OSl., Russ., Lith. mama, Ir., W. mam. Shortened to ma (dial. and U.S.) XIX.

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mamma

mamma2 (anat.) breast in mammals. XVII. — L. (see prec.).
Hence mammary XVII.

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mamma

mamma (mam-ă) n. see breast.

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