1. <anatomy> The glandular organ in which milk is secreted and stored; popularly called the bag in cows and other quadrupeds. See Mamma. "A lioness, with udders all drawn dry." (Shak)

2. One of the breasts of a woman. "Yon Juno of majestic size, With cowlike udders, and with oxlike eyes." (Pope)

Origin: OE. Uddir, AS. Uder; akin to D. Uijer, G. Euter, OHG. Utar, utiro, Icel. Jugr, Sw. Jufver, jur, Dan. Yver, L. Uber, Gr. O"y^qar, Skr. Udhar. 216. Cf. Exuberant.

(01 Mar 1998)

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