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mammalian

[ muh-mey-lee-uhn, -meyl-yuhn ]
/ məˈmeɪ li ən, -ˈmeɪl yən /
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noun
an animal of the class Mammalia; mammal.
adjective
belonging or pertaining to the class Mammalia; characteristic of mammals.
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Origin of mammalian

1825–35; <New Latin Mammali(a) (see mammal) + -an

OTHER WORDS FROM mammalian

mam·mal·i·ty [muh-mal-i-tee], /məˈmæl ɪ ti/, nounnon·mam·ma·li·an, noun, adjectiveun·mam·ma·li·an, adjective
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