mamilla

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin mamilla.

Noun[edit]

mamilla (plural mamillae)

  1. (anatomy) The small projection of a mammary gland; a nipple.
  2. A nipple-shaped protuberance.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Diminutive of mamma.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mamilla f (genitive mamillae); first declension

  1. breast
  2. nipple, teat

Declension[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative mamilla mamillae
Genitive mamillae mamillārum
Dative mamillae mamillīs
Accusative mamillam mamillās
Ablative mamillā mamillīs
Vocative mamilla mamillae

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Romansch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin mamilla.

Noun[edit]

mamilla f (plural mamillas)

  1. (Rumantsch Grischun, anatomy) nipple

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