mamma definition

  • noun:
    • Variant of mama.
    • An organ of feminine mammals which has milk-producing glands; a mammary gland.
    • The milk-secreting organ of female humans and other animals which includes the mammary gland and the breast or teat; a breast; an udder. (plural: mammae)
    • an accessory cloud like a mammary to look at, that could form in the underside of all cloud genera
    • Alternative spelling of mama: mom.
    • mom; -- word of tenderness and expertise.
    • A glandular organ for secreting milk, attribute of animals, but often rudimentary within the male; a mammary gland; a breast; udder; case.
    • See mama.
    • Pl. mammæ (-ē). The mammary gland and associated structures; the characteristic organ of the class Mammalia, which in the female secretes milk for the nourishment of the young; a breast or udder.
    • [capitalized] A genus of sea-snails of the family Naticidæ.
    • casual terms for a mother
    • milk-secreting organ of feminine animals

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