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mam·mal

mammal

 
pronunciation:
mae ml
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part of speech: noun
definition: any animal that has hair and feeds its babies with milk from the mother.
Dogs, whales, and humans are mammals, but fish, birds, and snakes are not.
 
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derivations: mammalian (adj.), mammalian (n.)
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broader categories that include mammals
characteristics of some mammals
produced by mammals
some examples of mammals
some female mammals
some groups of mammals
some male mammals
some young mammals