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mamma

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Noun
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mam=ma

CIDE DICTIONARY

mamman. [Reduplicated from the infantine word ma, influenced in spelling by L. mamma.].
     Mother; -- word of tenderness and familiarity.  [1913 Webster]
    "Tell tales papa and mamma."  [1913 Webster]
mamman. [L. mamma breast.].
     A glandular organ for secreting milk, characteristic of all mammals, but usually rudimentary in the male; a mammary gland; a breast; udder; bag.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

mamma, n. (also momma) colloq. (esp. as a child's term) mother.

mamma, n. (pl. mammae)
1 a milk-secreting organ of female mammals.
2 a corresponding non-secretory structure in male mammals.

Derivative
mammiform adj.
Etymology
OE f. L

ROGET THESAURUS

mamma

Paternity

N paternity, parentage, consanguinity, parent, father, sire, dad, papa, paterfamilias, abba, genitor, progenitor, procreator, ancestor, grandsire, grandfather, great- grandfather, fathership, fatherhood, mabap, house, stem, trunk, tree, stock, stirps, pedigree, lineage, line, family, tribe, sept, race, clan, genealogy, descent, extraction, birth, ancestry, forefathers, forbears, patriarchs, motherhood, maternity, mother, dam, mamma, materfamilias, grandmother, paternal, parental, maternal, family, ancestral, linear, patriarchal, avi numerantur avorum, happy he with such a mother, hombre bueno no le busquen abolengo, philosophia stemma non inspicit.


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