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mammal

mam·mal

mammal

 
pronunciation:
mae ml
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part of speech: noun
definition: any of the vertebrate animals that feed their babies with milk from the female mammary glands and usu. produce live young, as opposed to laying eggs.
Although whales resemble fish, they are in fact mammals.
 
derivations: mammalian (adj.), mammalian (n.)
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