mama

or mam·ma

[ mah-muh; for 1 also muh-mah ]
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noun
  1. Informal. mother1.

  2. Slang.

    • a sexually attractive, usually mature woman.

    • one's wife.

Origin of mama

1
First recorded in 1545–55; nursery word, with parallels in other European languages, probably in part inherited or borrowed, in part newly formed; compare Latin mamma, Greek mámmē “breast, mama” (see mamma2), French maman “mama,” Welsh mam “mother” (from unattested mammā )
  • Also mom·ma [mom-uh] /ˈmɒm ə/ .

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British Dictionary definitions for mama

mama

/ (məˈmɑː) /


noun
  1. old-fashioned an informal word for mother 1

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