Definition of 'mammal'

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It is the continent's largest wild land mammal. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The research adds to a growing understanding of how fish, as well as whales and other marine mammals, use sound. Times, Sunday Times (2016)These are the small mammals I would prefer weren't here. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Research into ageing in larger mammals gives an insight into human life expectancy. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Other large mammals can make similar adaptations and survive. Michael Boulter EXTINCTION: Evolution and the End of Man (2002) Smaller land mammals are not as efficient at distributing fertilisers over large areas as their larger relatives. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Their effective control is essential for the continued survival of all ground nesting birds and small mammals. Times, Sunday Times (2007) Small mammals such as voles and mice were also likely to be affected. Times, Sunday Times (2008)They are the first large mammal other than humans to be shown to suffer mass mortality during a heat wave. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The procedure is common on mammals and larger fish but is rarely carried out on goldfish because of the high cost. The Sun (2015)This is the best place on the west coast of Scotland for seeing large marine mammals. Perring, Franklyn A Guide to Britain's Conservation Heritage (1991)They feed on birds, fish and other mammals and have no natural predators. The Sun (2015)Or a marine mammal with a British soul star? The Sun (2014)It now includes fish, mammals and birds. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)The area was richly stocked with large mammals, and the human inhabitants knew this well. Francis Pryor BRITAIN BC: Life In Britain and Ireland before the Romans (2003)Why was there no serious monitoring of this mammal's small population? Times, Sunday Times (2016)Kill the fish and you kill the bigger fish, the birds and mammals that live off them. Times, Sunday Times (2006)THE creature might be a marine mammal such as a sea lion. The Sun (2009)It comes from the wetlands of central eastern Madagascar, where it lives apparently on small mammals and fish. Times, Sunday Times (2010)


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Translations for 'mammal'

British English: mammal /ˈmæməl/ NOUN
Mammals are animals such as dogs and humans that give birth to babies rather than laying eggs, and feed their young with milk.
  • American English: mammal
  • Arabic: ثَدِيِيّ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: mamífero
  • Chinese: 哺乳动物
  • Croatian: sisavac
  • Czech: savec
  • Danish: pattedyr
  • Dutch: zoogdier
  • European Spanish: mamífero
  • Finnish: nisäkäs
  • French: mammifère
  • German: Säugetier
  • Greek: θηλαστικό
  • Italian: mammifero
  • Japanese: 哺乳動物
  • Korean: 포유동물
  • Norwegian: pattedyr
  • Polish: ssak
  • European Portuguese: mamífero
  • Romanian: mamifer
  • Russian: млекопитающее
  • Spanish: mamífero
  • Swedish: däggdjur
  • Thai: สัตว์เลี้ยงลูกด้วยนม
  • Turkish: memeli
  • Ukrainian: ссавець
  • Vietnamese: động vật có vú


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