Mammillate
Mammillate Mam"mil*late, Mammillated Mam"mil*la`ted, a. [See {Mammilla}.] 1. Having small nipples, or small protuberances like nipples or mamm[ae]. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) Bounded like a nipple; -- said of the apex of some shells. [1913 Webster]


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  • mammillate — [mam′ə lāt΄] adj. 1. having mammillae 2. nipple shaped: Also mammillated mammillation n …   English World dictionary

  • mammillate — adj. [L. mamilla, small breast] Having rounded protuberances or wart like projections; mammiform; mammose …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • mammillate — mammillation, n. /mam euh layt /, adj. having a mammilla or mammillae. Also, mammillated. [1820 30; < LL mammillatus. See MAMMILLA, ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • mammillate — Studded with nipple like projections …   Medical dictionary

  • mammillate — adj. having nipples …   English contemporary dictionary

  • mammillate — mam·mil·late …   English syllables

  • mammillate — mam•mil•late [[t]ˈmæm əˌleɪt[/t]] also mam′mil•lat ed adj. anat. having a mammilla or mammillae • Etymology: 1820–30; < LL …   From formal English to slang

  • mammillate — /ˈmæməleɪt/ (say mamuhlayt) adjective Chiefly US → mamillate …   Australian English dictionary

  • mammillate — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mammillated — Mammillate Mam mil*late, Mammillated Mam mil*la ted, a. [See {Mammilla}.] 1. Having small nipples, or small protuberances like nipples or mamm[ae]. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) Bounded like a nipple; said of the apex of some shells. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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