mamma
noun (plural mammae) Etymology: Latin, mother, breast, of baby-talk origin Date: circa 1693 a mammary gland and its accessory parts

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  • Mamma — (Mehrzahl: Mammae) bezeichnet: eine Sonderform der Wolken, siehe mammatus in der Anatomie vom Menschen und vom Tier: eine weibliche Brust (lat. Mamma, Mz. Mammae); eine männliche Brust (lat.: Mamma masculina); den Euter, das Gesäuge etc. bei… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Mamma — has several meanings:* A Mother, biological or social female parent of a child or offspring. * The Latin term for Breasts, the upper ventral region of an animal s torso, particularly that of mammals, including human beings * Mammatus cloud,… …   Wikipedia

  • mamma — ● mamma nom féminin (italien mamma, maman) Familier. Mère de famille nombreuse considérée du point de vue de son ascendant sur toute la famille. mamma [mama; mamma] n. f. ÉTYM. Mil. XXe; mot italien. ❖ ♦ Mère de famille italienne …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • mamma — s.f. [lat. mamma (voce infantile) madre e mammella ]. 1. (fam.) [donna che genera figli, usato anche come appellativo: E come fantolin che nver la m. Tende le braccia (Dante)] ▶◀ (lett.) genitrice, madre, (merid.) mammà. ‖ (region.) babbo, padre …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • Mamma — Mam*ma , n. [Reduplicated from the infantine word ma, influenced in spelling by L. mamma.] Mother; word of tenderness and familiarity. [Written also {mama}.] [1913 Webster] Tell tales papa and mamma. Swift. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mamma — Mam ma, n.; pl. {Mamm[ae]}. [L. mamma breast.] (Anat.) 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mammà — s.f. [dal fr. maman, o esemplato su papà ], merid. [donna che genera figli, usato anche come appellativo] ▶◀ e ◀▶ [➨ mamma (1)] …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • mamma — 1570s, representing the native form of the reduplication of *ma that is nearly universal among the I.E. languages (Cf. Gk. mamme mother, grandmother, L. mamma, Pers. mama, Rus., Lith. mama mother, Ger. Muhme mother s sister, Fr. maman, Welsh mam… …   Etymology dictionary

  • mamma — mamma1 [mä′mə, mə mä′] n. [like L mamma, mother, Sans mā, Gr mammē < baby talk] MAMA mamma2 [mam′ə] n. pl. mammae [mam′ē] [L, breast, prob. identical with MAMMA1] a gland for secreting milk, present in the female of all mammals; mammary gland …   English World dictionary

  • Mamma — Mamma, der Laut lallender Kinder, beim ersten Versuche ihre Gefühle sprachlich auszudrücken; daher fast in allen Sprachen so v.w. Mutter …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Mamma — (lat.), die weibliche Brust; mammāl, die Brüste betreffend …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

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