noun. ['ˈmæməl'] 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.
- female mammal
- eutherian mammal
- class Mammalia
- placental mammal
- fossorial mammal
- plantigrade mammal
- digitigrade mammal
Words that Rhyme with Mammal
How do you pronounce mammal?
Pronounce mammal as ˈmæməl.
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A common misspelling of mammal is mamal
Example sentences of the word mammal
1. Noun, singular or mass
By far the most numerous and widespread large mammal in the Catskills is the white-tailed deer.
Humans are in the animal kingdom, in the vertebrate phylum, in the mammal class and so on.
Quotes containing the word mammal
1. Genetics might be adequate for explaining microevolution, but microevolutionary changes in gene frequency were not seen as able to turn a reptile into a mammal or to convert a fish into an amphibian. Microevolution looks at adaptations that concern the survival of the fittest, not the arrival of the fittest... The origin of species — Darwin’s problem — remains unsolved.
- Scott F. Gilbert