What is another word for mammalia?

3 synonyms found


[ mamˈe͡ɪli͡ə], [ mamˈe‍ɪli‍ə], [ m_a_m_ˈeɪ_l_iə]

Mammalia is a term used to classify animals that possess mammary glands used to nurse their young. Synonyms for this term may include the words mammal, vertebrate, or animal. Mammals are characterized by their warm-blooded nature, hair or fur, and the production of milk by females. Other synonyms for mammalia include theria, amniotes, and tetrapods. Mammals can range from tiny rodents to massive elephants and are found in a variety of habitats worldwide. Understanding the different synonyms for mammalia can help individuals communicate more effectively in conversations or academic settings where this terminology might be used.

Related words: mammals, mammal species, mammal classification, list of mammals

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    Synonyms for Mammalia:

    What are the hypernyms for Mammalia?

    A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
    • Other hypernyms:

      Animalia (Animals), Chordata (chordates), Vertebrata (Vertebrates).

    What are the hyponyms for Mammalia?

    Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
    • hyponyms for mammalia (as nouns)

    What are the holonyms for Mammalia?

    Holonyms are words that denote a whole whose part is denoted by another word.

    What are the meronyms for Mammalia?

    Meronyms are words that refer to a part of something, where the whole is denoted by another word.

    Usage examples for Mammalia

    The comparative non-existence of Australian mammalia, higher in rank than the marsupials, is a subject for the zoologist.
    "The Ethnology of the British Colonies and Dependencies"
    Robert Gordon Latham
    And through this last class we see a steady ascent from one form of organization to another; from fishes to reptiles, from reptiles to birds, from birds to mammalia, until by steady rise we reach the human body, in delicacy, beauty, and faculty the crown of all.
    "Orthodoxy: Its Truths And Errors"
    James Freeman Clarke
    They longed to look upon its shining lakes and crystal rivers; upon its snow-clad hills and ice-bound streams; upon its huge mammalia-its moose and its musk-oxen, its wapiti and its monster bears.
    "Popular Adventure Tales"
    Mayne Reid

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