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 Mamelukes (2 syl.) or Mamalukes (Arabic, mamluc, a slave).Mammet. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Mamma, Mother.
 
The former is Norman-French, and the latter Anglo-Saxon. (See PAPA.   1
 


 Mamelukes (2 syl.) or Mamalukes (Arabic, mamluc, a slave).Mammet. 

 
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