Definition of Mammatus

1. a type of cloud [n -TI]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mammatus

mammary fistula
mammary fold
mammary gland
mammary glands
mammary line
mammary neoplasm
mammary neuralgia
mammary plexus
mammary region
mammary ridge
mammary souffle
mammary tumour virus
mammas
mammate
mammati
mammatus (current term)
mammaw
mammectomies
mammectomy
mammee
mammee apple
mammee apples
mammee tree
mammees
mammer
mammered
mammering
mammers
mammery
mammet

Literary usage of Mammatus

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Report of the Annual Meeting (1873)
"Two doubtful species of Eurypterus, namely E. mammatus ... have been examined critically ; and with regard to E. mammatus, I have also had the great ..."

2. Publication by Palaeontographical Society (Great Britain) (1872)
"mammatus, Salter. Quart. Journ. Geol. Soc., 1863, vol. xix, p. 85, figs. 1—7. This species was determined by Mr. JW Salter in 1863, from fragments referred ..."

3. Report by British Association for the Advancement of Science (1873)
"A careful examination of the original specimens of E. mammatus has enabled me to show that four out of the six specimens known and referred by the late Mr. ..."

4. Cloudland: A Study on the Structure and Characters of Clouds by William Clement Ley (1894)
"... Cumulo-nimbus mammatus 81. We here come to a kind of cloud which has been already mentioned, in regard to its similarity of formation and the contrast ..."

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