Mammose
Mammose \Mam*mose"\, a. [L. mammosus having large breasts, mamma breast.] (Bot.) Having the form of the breast; breast-shaped. [1913 Webster]

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  • mammose — juvenile sturgeon …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • mammose — adjective Having large breasts …   Wiktionary

  • mammose — 1. SYN: mammiform. 2. Having large breasts. * * * mam·mose (mamґōs) [L. mammosus] 1. having large breasts, or mammae. 2. mammillated …   Medical dictionary

  • mammose — shaped like a breast Shapes and Resemblance …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • mammose — mam·mose …   English syllables

  • mammose — ˈmaˌmōs noun ( s) Etymology: origin unknown Del. & N.J. : a young sturgeon …   Useful english dictionary

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

  • mammosity — noun The state or quality of being mammose or having large breasts …   Wiktionary

  • mammiform — Resembling a breast; breast shaped. SYN: mammose (1). [L. mamma, breast, + forma, form] * * * mam·mi·form mam ə .fȯrm adj having the form of a breast or nipple: MAMMILLARY * * * mam·mi·form (mamґĭ form) [mammo + form] shaped like a breast …   Medical dictionary

  • Shapes and Resemblance — This assortment of 370 adjectives all refer in some way to the form or shape of things. Some are more geometrically descriptive than others, while a number of terms refer to animal forms or shapes of obscure objects. Certain adjectives for shapes …   Phrontistery dictionary

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