mammula

[ mam-yuh-luh ]

noun,plural mam·mu·lae [mam-yuh-lee]. /ˈmæm yəˌli/. Zoology.
  1. a small nipplelike process or protuberance.

Origin of mammula

1
1810–20; <Latin: little breast. See mamma2, -ule

Other words from mammula

  • mam·mu·lar, adjective

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