Origin of mammal
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The term “gestation,” for instance, is derived from the Latin verb gestāre, used to describe a mammal carrying a burden.
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The boy screamed a deep guttural scream that did not seem to belong to any mammal I knew of.
But along with whales, their mammal cousins, dolphins may face more danger over the long term below the surface of the sea.
The pocket gopher, nesophilus, so far as known is the only mammal which has developed a subspecies endemic to the island.The Pocket Gophers (Genus Thomomys) of Utah, Vol. 1 No. 1|Stephen D. Durrant
Yet, inside these wee bodies is as much machinery as it takes to run any other mammal—an elephant, say.The Adventures of a Grain of Dust|Hallam Hawksworth
The next level of mammal life, the highest level that it attains in Australia (apart from recent invasions), is the Marsupial.
These primitive mammals help us to reconstruct the mammal life of the Mesozoic Epoch.
Spotty isn't a mammal, as are all of you and all those we have been learning about, but is a reptile.The Burgess Animal Book for Children|Thornton W. Burgess
British Dictionary definitions for mammal
Word Origin for mammal
Word Origin and History for mammal
1826, anglicized form of Modern Latin Mammalia (1773), coined 1758 by Linnaeus for the class of mammals, from neuter plural of Late Latin mammalis "of the breast," from Latin mamma "breast," perhaps cognate with mamma.