mammillated

adjective

mam·​mil·​lat·​ed ˈma-mə-ˌlā-təd How to pronounce mammillated (audio)
1
: having nipples or small protuberances
2
: having the form of a bluntly rounded protuberance

Word History

Etymology

Latin mamillātus "having breast-like protuberances" (from mammilla, mamilla "breast, nipple"—diminutive of mamma "breast"—+ -ātus -ate entry 3) + -ed entry 1 — more at mamma entry 1

First Known Use

1741, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of mammillated was in 1741

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Cite this Entry

“Mammillated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mammillated. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

Medical Definition

mammillated

adjective
mam·​mil·​lat·​ed
variants or mamillated
1
: having nipples or small protuberances
2
: having the form of a bluntly rounded protuberance
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