Age of mammals


Age of mammals
Mammal Mam"mal, n.; pl. {Mammals}. [L. mammalis belonging to the breast, fr. mamma the breast or pap: cf. F. mammal.] (Zo["o]l.) One of the Mammalia. [1913 Webster]

{Age of mammals}. See under {Age}, n., 8. [1913 Webster]


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  • Age — ([=a]j), n. [OF. aage, eage, F. [^a]ge, fr. L. aetas through a supposed LL. aetaticum. L. aetas is contracted fr. aevitas, fr. aevum lifetime, age; akin to E. aye ever. Cf. {Each}.] 1. The whole duration of a being, whether animal, vegetable, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Mammals — Mammal Mam mal, n.; pl. {Mammals}. [L. mammalis belonging to the breast, fr. mamma the breast or pap: cf. F. mammal.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of the Mammalia. [1913 Webster] {Age of mammals}. See under {Age}, n., 8. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Tertiary age — Tertiary Ter ti*a*ry, a. [L. tertiarius containing a third part, fr. tertius third: cf. F. tertiaire. See {Tierce}.] 1. Being of the third formation, order, or rank; third; as, a tertiary use of a word. Trench. [1913 Webster] 2. (Chem.)… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Evolution of mammals — Restoration of Thrinaxodon, a member of the cynodont group, which includes the ancestors of mammals Further information: Evolutionary history of life The evolution of mammals within the synapsid lineage (sometimes called mammal like reptiles )… …   Wikipedia


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