Definition of Mammate

1. Adjective. (zoology) Having breasts. ¹

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Definition of Mammate

1. having mammae [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mammate

mammary ducts
mammary dysplasia
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
mammate (current term)
mammee apple
mammee apples
mammee tree

Literary usage of Mammate

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

1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1914)
"(XH) similar to C. tortuosus), pointed, dark carmine-red, about 2 in. diam., mammate, a few spines on the mammas, toward the base of the fr. Argentina. ..."

2. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"... inner petals clear white : fr. spherical, brilliant red without and white within, mammate, bearing a few spines on the summits of the lower mammas. ..."

3. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1890)
"... etc.; a mammary structure.—Mammary fetus, gestation, gland. See the nouns. mammate ... having breasts: see mammate.] Having mammas or breasts. [Hare. ..."

4. Geological Magazine by Henry Woodward (1905)
"... mammate, and spinous ornamentation may prove, when more remains have been obtained, to be parts of the body-segments of a large Arachnid. See Pal. Soc. ..."

5. A Pocket medical dictionary: Giving the Pronunciation and Definition of the George Milbry Gould by George Milbry Gould (1920)
"Mamma, mam'-ah. The breast. Mammary, mam'-ar-e. Pertaining to the mammas. M. Gland, the milk-secreting gland; the mamma. mammate ..."

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