Mammalia



n.

1773, from Modern Latin (Linnaeus), from neuter plural of Late Latin mammalis, from mamma (see mammal).

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    [muh-mey-lee-uh n, -meyl-yuh n] /məˈmeɪ li ən, -ˈmeɪl yən/ noun 1. an animal of the class Mammalia; mammal. adjective 2. belonging or pertaining to the class Mammalia; characteristic of mammals. adj. 1813, from mammal + -ian. As a noun, from 1835.

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    [muh-mal-uh-jee] /məˈmæl ə dʒi/ noun 1. the science dealing with . /mæˈmælədʒɪ/ noun 1. the branch of zoology concerned with the study of mammals mammalogy (mā-māl’ə-jē, -mŏl’-) The scientific study of mammals.

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