mammula

[ mam-yuh-luh ]
/ ˈmæm yə lə /
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noun, plural mam·mu·lae [mam-yuh-lee] /ˈmæm yəˌli/. Zoology.

a small nipplelike process or protuberance.

Nearby words

  1. mammose,
  2. mammoth,
  3. mammoth cave national park,
  4. mammotomy,
  5. mammotropic,
  6. mammy,
  7. mammy chair,
  8. mammy wagon,
  9. mamoncillo,
  10. mamoré

Origin of mammula

1810–20; < Latin: little breast. See mamma2, -ule

Related formsmam·mu·lar, adjective

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