Definition of mamillate in English:


(also mammillate)


  • See mamillated

    • ‘Near the apex the free walls project in rounded or mammillate form but later collapse, leaving the firm lateral walls in position.’
    • ‘The leaf blades are stiff, glaucous to gray with strongly mammillate margins.’
    • ‘The outer surface of two parts yield numerous mamillate protrusions, which are larger and sparser on the calyx than those on the stalk.’