Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Having nipples or mammillae.
  • adj. Shaped like a nipple or mammilla.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having small nipples, or small protuberances like nipples or mammae.
  • adj. Bounded like a nipple; said of the apex of some shells.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having small nipples, or small protuberances like nipples or mammæ.
  • adj. Bounded like a nipple; -- said of the apex of some shells.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In anatomy and zoology
  • Having a mammilla or mammillæ; provided with mammillary processes: specifically applied.
  • in entomology, to the palp of an insect the last joint of which is smaller than the preceding and retracted within it
  • in conchology, to a shell whose apex is teat-like.
  • Mammillary in form; shaped like a nipple.
  • In botany, bearing little nipple-shaped prominences on the surface.

Etymologies

See mammilla. (Wiktionary)

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