Associations to the word «Mammal»

Wiktionary

MAMMAL, noun. An animal of the class Mammalia, characterized by being warm-blooded, having hair and feeding milk to its young.
MAMMAL, noun. (paleontology) A vertebrate with three bones in the inner ear and one in the jaw.

Dictionary definition

MAMMAL, noun. 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.

Wise words

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