from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A baglike organ containing the mammary glands, characteristic of certain female mammals, such as cows, sheep, and goats.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Part of domestic milk-giving animal that expresses milk, especially cow. Also goat, sheep, yak. See mammary gland.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The glandular organ in which milk is secreted and stored; -- popularly called the bag in cows and other quadrupeds. See mamma.
- n. One of the breasts of a woman.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The mammary glands of cattle and various other animals, especially when large and baggy and with more than one teat, as two or four; the milk-bag. Single glands with one nipple apiece are more frequently called teat or dug.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. mammary gland of bovids (cows and sheep and goats)
Middle English, from Old English ūder; see euə-dh-r̥ in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)