mammothrept

noun
plural -s

Definition of mammothrept

obsolete
: a spoiled child : infant

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History and Etymology for mammothrept

Greek mammothreptos child brought up by his grandmother, from mammē mother, grandmother + -o- + threptos, verbal of trephein to bring up, nourish

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“Mammothrept.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mammothrept. Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

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