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Definition of "mamma" []

  • Variant of mama. (noun)
  • An organ of female mammals that contains milk-producing glands; a mammary gland. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "mamma" in a sentence
  • "How interesting, then, that the word mamma is the Latin singular word for breast."
  • "But you know Paris is so very amusing, and if only Harold remains good - natured about it, I shall be content to wait for the caravan (that's what he calls mamma and the children)."
  • "Mind you – I, or any mountain mamma cook from the Appalachians could have told the author that would be the case, but then, there is nothing wrong with someone proving us right after all these years."