mammiferous

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From mamma + -ferous.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

mammiferous (comparative more mammiferous, superlative most mammiferous)

  1. Mammalian.
  2. (anatomy) Having mammae, or (jocular) breasts.
    • 1973: The mammiferous secretary slithered in, changed the spool and slithered out again, giving me a small, hygienic smile en route. — Kyril Bonfiglioli, Don't Point That thing at Me (Penguin 2001, p. 53)