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mam·mal

 (măm′əl)
n.
Any of various warm-blooded vertebrate animals of the class Mammalia, including humans, characterized by a covering of hair on the skin and, in the female, milk-producing mammary glands for nourishing the young.

[From Late Latin mammālis, of the breast, from Latin mamma, breast; see mā- in Indo-European roots.]

mam·ma′li·an (mă-mā′lē-ən) adj. & n.

mam•ma•li•an

(məˈmeɪ li ən, -ˈmeɪl yən)

n.
1. an animal of the class Mammalia; mammal.
adj.
2. belonging or pertaining to the class Mammalia; characteristic of mammals.
[1825–35]
mam•mal•i•ty (məˈmæl ɪ ti) n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mammalian - any warm-blooded vertebrate having the skin more or less covered with hairmammalian - any warm-blooded vertebrate having the skin more or less covered with hair; young are born alive except for the small subclass of monotremes and nourished with milk
craniate, vertebrate - animals having a bony or cartilaginous skeleton with a segmented spinal column and a large brain enclosed in a skull or cranium
Amniota - higher vertebrates (reptiles, birds and mammals) possessing an amnion during development
amnion, amnios, amniotic sac - thin innermost membranous sac enclosing the developing embryo of higher vertebrates (reptiles, birds and mammals)
chorion - the outermost membranous sac enclosing the embryo in higher vertebrates (reptiles, birds and mammals)
allantois - the vascular fetal membrane that lies below the chorion and develops from the hindgut in many embryonic higher vertebrates (reptiles, birds and mammals)
class Mammalia, Mammalia - warm-blooded vertebrates characterized by mammary glands in the female
female mammal - animals that nourish their young with milk
tusker - any mammal with prominent tusks (especially an elephant or wild boar)
prototherian - primitive oviparous mammals found only in Australia and Tasmania and New Guinea
metatherian - primitive pouched mammals found mainly in Australia and the Americas
eutherian, eutherian mammal, placental, placental mammal - mammals having a placenta; all mammals except monotremes and marsupials
pelage, coat - growth of hair or wool or fur covering the body of an animal
fossorial mammal - a burrowing mammal having limbs adapted for digging
pilus, hair - any of the cylindrical filaments characteristically growing from the epidermis of a mammal; "there is a hair in my soup"
biauriculate heart - a heart (as of mammals and birds and reptiles) having two auricles
mount, ride - copulate with; "The bull was riding the cow"
digitigrade - (of mammals) walking on the toes with the posterior part of the foot raised (as cats, dogs, and horses do)
plantigrade - (of mammals) walking on the whole sole of the foot (as rabbits, raccoons, bears, and humans do)
estrous - (of lower mammals) showing or in a state of estrus; in heat; "the estrous state"; "the estrous cycle"
anestrous - (of lower mammals) not in a state of estrus; not in heat; "an anestrous bitch"
weaned - freed of dependence on something especially (for mammals) mother's milk; "the just-weaned calf bawled for its mother"
Adj.1.mammalian - of or relating to the class Mammaliamammalian - of or relating to the class Mammalia
Translations
ثَدْيي، لَبون
savčí
emlõs
spendÿra-
cicavčí

mammalian

[mæˈmeɪlɪən] ADJmamífero

mammalian

adjder Säugetiere

mammalian

[mæˈmeɪlɪən] adj (Bio) (species, behaviour) → dei mammiferi

mammal

(ˈmӕməl) noun
any member of the class of animals (including man) in which the females feed the young with their own milk. Monkeys are mammals.
mamˈmalian (-ˈmei-) adjective
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