mammary

[ mam-uh-ree ]
/ ˈmæm ə ri /

adjective Anatomy, Zoology.

of or relating to the mamma or breast.

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Origin of mammary

First recorded in 1675–85; mamm(a)2 + -ary

OTHER WORDS FROM mammary

in·ter·mam·ma·ry, adjectivepost·mam·ma·ry, adjectivesub·mam·ma·ry, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for mammary

mammary
/ (ˈmæmərɪ) /

adjective

of, relating to, or like a mamma or breast
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Medical definitions for mammary

mammary
[ mămə-rē ]

adj.

Of or relating to a breast or mamma.
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