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mamma

play
noun mam·ma \ˈma-mə\

Definition of mamma

plural mammae play \ˈma-ˌmē, -ˌmī\

  1. :  a mammary gland and its accessory parts



Origin of mamma

Latin, mother, breast, of baby-talk origin


First Known Use: circa 1693

Rhymes with mamma


Medical Dictionary

mamma

play
noun mam·ma \ˈmam-ə\

Medical Definition of mamma

plural mammae \ˈmam-ˌē, -ˌī\play play

  1. :  a mammary gland and its accessory parts




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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "mamma"


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