or mam·mil·lat·ed

[mam-uh-leyt or mam-uh-ley-tid]

Origin of mammillate

From the Late Latin word mammillātus, dating back to 1820–30. See mammilla, -ate1
Related formsmam·mil·la·tion, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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British Dictionary definitions for mammillate



  1. the usual US spellings of mamillate and mamillated
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mammillate in Medicine


  1. Having nipples or mammillae.
  2. Shaped like a nipple or mammilla.
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