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

1810–20; < Latin: little breast. See mamma2, -ule
Related formsmam·mu·lar, adjective
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Historical Examples

  • These again had their affectionate diminutives, mammula and tatula.

    Roman Sepulchral Inscriptions

    John Kenrick