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mammalnoun [C]

 us   /ˈmæm·əl/
biology any animal in which the female gives birth to babies, not eggs, and feeds them on milk from her own body
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mammalnoun [C]

uk   /ˈmæm.əl/  us   /ˈmæm.əl/
C1 any animal of which the female feeds her young on milk from her own body. Most mammals give birth to live young, not eggs: Humans, dogs, elephants, and dolphins are all mammals, but birds, fish, and crocodiles are not.
mammalian
adjective uk   /məˈmeɪ.li.ən/  us   /məˈmeɪ.li.ən/ specialized
mammalian evolution mammalian species
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Translations of “mammal”
in Korean 포유류…
in Arabic حَيوان ثَدْيي…
in Malaysian mamalia…
in French mammifère…
in Russian млекопитающее…
in Chinese (Traditional) 哺乳動物…
in Italian mammifero…
in Turkish memeli hayvan…
in Polish ssak…
in Spanish mamífero…
in Vietnamese động vật có vú…
in Portuguese mamífero…
in Thai สัตว์เลี้ยงลูกด้วยนม…
in German das Säugetier…
in Catalan mamífer…
in Japanese ほ乳類…
in Chinese (Simplified) 哺乳动物…
in Indonesian mamalia…
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