mammillated

adjective
mam·​mil·​lat·​ed | \ ˈma-mə-ˌlā-təd How to pronounce mammillated (audio) \

Definition of mammillated

1 : having nipples or small protuberances
2 : having the form of a bluntly rounded protuberance

First Known Use of mammillated

1741, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for mammillated

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

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The first known use of mammillated was in 1741

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“Mammillated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mammillated. Accessed 15 Jun. 2021.

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mammillated

adjective
mam·​mil·​lat·​ed
variants: or mamillated \ ˈmam-​ə-​ˌlāt-​əd How to pronounce mammillated (audio) \

Medical Definition of mammillated

1 : having nipples or small protuberances
2 : having the form of a bluntly rounded protuberance

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