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n.1.(Zool.) A mammal. See Mammalia.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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It is certain that the West Indies possess some mammifers peculiar to themselves.
Des differences un peu plus variables provenant de chacune de cinq autres paires de charbon de bois compare a des restes de mammifer e main (ile Saint-Laurent, ile Unalaska) donnent une moyenne ponderee plus faible de 460 [+ or -] 41 ans.
- I was so struck with distribution of Galapagos organisms &c &c &c & with the character of the American fossil mammifers &c &c that I determined to collect blindly every sort of fact.