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Webster 1913 Edition


Mammal

Mam′mal

,
Noun.
;
pl.
Mammals
(#)
.
[L.
mammalis
belonging to the breast, fr.
mamma
the breast or pap: cf. F.
mammal
.]
(Zool.)
One of the Mammalia.
Age of mammals
.
See under
Age
,
Noun.
, 8.

Webster 1828 Edition


Mammal

MAM'MAL

,
Noun.
[L.mamma, the breast.]
In zoology, an animal that suckles its young. [See Mammifer.]

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mammal (plural mammals)

  1. An animal of the class Mammalia, characterized by being warm-blooded, having hair and feeding milk to its young.
  2. (paleontology) A vertebrate with three bones in the inner ear and one in the jaw.

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  • See also Wikisaurus:mammal

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