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mammalian

[muh-mey-lee-uh n, -meyl-yuh n] /məˈmeɪ li ən, -ˈmeɪl yən/
noun
1.
an animal of the class Mammalia; mammal.
adjective
2.
belonging or pertaining to the class Mammalia; characteristic of mammals.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35; < Neo-Latin Mammali(a) (see mammal) + -an
Related forms
mammality
[muh-mal-i-tee] /məˈmæl ɪ ti/ (Show IPA),
noun
nonmammalian, noun, adjective
unmammalian, adjective
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Word Origin and History for unmammalian

mammalian

adj.

1813, from mammal + -ian. As a noun, from 1835.

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