Mam*ma" (?), n. [Reduplicated from the infantine word ma, influenced in spelling by L. mamma.]

Mother; -- word of tenderness and familiarity.

[Written also mama.]

Tell tales papa and mamma. Swift.

 

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Mam"ma (?), n.; pl. Mammae (#). [L. mamma breast.] Anat.

A glandular organ for secreting milk, characteristic of all mammals, but usually rudimentary in the male; a mammary gland; a breast; udder; bag.

 

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