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mam·ma 1

 (mä′mə)
n.
Variant of mama.

mam·ma 2

 (măm′ə)
n. pl. mam·mae (măm′ē)
An organ of female mammals that contains milk-producing glands; a mammary gland.

[Latin; see mā- in Indo-European roots.]

mam′mate′ (măm′āt′) adj.

mamma

n
1. Also: momma another word for mother1
2. informal a buxom and voluptuous woman
[C16: reduplication of childish syllable ma; compare Welsh mam, French maman, Russian mama]

mamma

(ˈmæmə)
n, pl -mae (-miː)
1. (Anatomy) the milk-secreting organ of female mammals: the breast in women, the udder in cows, sheep, etc
2. (Zoology) the milk-secreting organ of female mammals: the breast in women, the udder in cows, sheep, etc
3. (Physical Geography) (functioning as plural) breast-shaped protuberances, esp from the base of cumulonimbus clouds
[C17: from Latin: breast]

mam•ma1

(ˈmɑ mə, məˈmɑ)

n.

mam•ma2

(ˈmæm ə)

n., pl. mam•mae (ˈmæm i)
a structure of mammals comprising one or more mammary glands with an associated nipple or teat, activated for the secretion of milk in the female after the birth of young.
[before 1050; Middle English < Latin: breast, teat]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mamma - informal terms for a mothermamma - informal terms for a mother    
female parent, mother - a woman who has given birth to a child (also used as a term of address to your mother); "the mother of three children"
2.mamma - milk-secreting organ of female mammalsmamma - milk-secreting organ of female mammals
female mammal - animals that nourish their young with milk
dug - an udder or breast or teat
udder, bag - mammary gland of bovids (cows and sheep and goats)
duct gland, exocrine, exocrine gland - a gland that secretes externally through a duct
tit, titty, boob, breast, knocker, bosom - either of two soft fleshy milk-secreting glandular organs on the chest of a woman
mamilla, mammilla, nipple, teat, tit, pap - the small projection of a mammary gland
Translations
maminkamamka
mamamor
mammanisä
emlõ
mamma
mama
māmiņa
mamička

mamma

[məˈmɑː] N (esp US) → mamá f

mamma,

mama

(məˈmaː) , (maːmə) noun
a (name for one's) mother.

mam·ma

n. mama, glándula secretora de leche en la mujer localizada en la parte anterior del tórax.
References in classic literature ?
For instance, rudimentary mammae are very general in the males of mammals: I presume that the 'bastard-wing' in birds may be safely considered as a digit in a rudimentary state: in very many snakes one lobe of the lungs is rudimentary; in other snakes there are rudiments of the pelvis and hind limbs.
Rudimentary organs sometimes retain their potentiality, and are merely not developed: this seems to be the case with the mammae of male mammals, for many instances are on record of these organs having become well developed in full-grown males, and having secreted milk.
males with scrotal testes; pregnancy or size of mammae in females), and weight to the nearest 0.