mam

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noun (1)

ˈmam
plural -s
chiefly British
: mom

mam

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variants or ma'm

variant spelling of ma'am

Mam

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noun (2)

ˈmäm
plural Mam or Mams
1
a
: an Indian people of southwestern Guatemala
b
: a member of such people
2
: a Mayan language of the Mam people

MAM

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abbreviation

milliampere minute

Word History

Etymology

Noun (1)

of baby-talk origin

Noun (2)

Spanish mame, of American Indian origin

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“Mam.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mam. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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