Definitions for: Mammal


[n] any warm-blooded vertebrate having the skin more or less covered with hair; young are born alive except for the small subclass of monotremes and nourished with milk



Webster (1913) Definition: 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.

Age of mammals. See under Age, n., 8.

See Also: class Mammalia, coat, craniate, eutherian, eutherian mammal, female mammal, fossorial mammal, hair, Mammalia, metatherian, pelage, pilus, placental, placental mammal, prototherian, tusker, vertebrate

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